Demarcus Ware


Let's face it — the NFL free agency period is crazy.


Not all that long ago, no less than Ron Rivera was out of the running for several coaching jobs because he was from a background consisting of almost exclusively 4-3 defenses, very successful ones


Ten days ago, the Bears made their only offseason coaching staff moves, parting ways with defensive line coach Mike Phair and linebackers coach Tim Tibesar.


The Dallas Cowboys have lost Pro Bowl nose tackle Jay Ratliff, Pro Bowl defensive end/linebacker Anthony Spencer and now rush linebacker Demarcus Ware, another Pro Bowl pass rusher.


The up-and-down season of the Bears was not enough to sour voters among players, coaches and fans entirely on a team that has lost five straight as five Bears have been voted to the Pro Bowl, the m