The unraveling of the 2013 Bears technically began amid a win in Pittsburgh that was pushing the Bears to a 3-0 start. That came with the torn ACL suffered by defensive tackle Henry Melton.
Before Phil Emery got to work gutting the Bears' defensive line in free agency, he and Mel Tucker brought in some experienced coaching specialists.
Stephen Paea was feeling healthy and confident after Tuesday's Bears OTA at Halas Hall. It'd been awhile since he'd been either. The same can be said of the Bears' defensive line.
His rookie season of 2013 wasn’t easy for Jonathan Bostic, forced into the role of No.
No area of the Bears’ defense needed more attention this offseason – actually, needed since mid-last season – than the defensive line.