Jeremiah Ratliff


The Bears are expected to focus first on upgrading and expanding their corps of linebackers as part of making over a defense from a 4-3 base, with four hand-on-the-ground linemen tasked with penet


INDIANAPOLIS — NFL teams like it when young players find quality veterans to learn from as they move into the pro game.


The Bears defensive line got a complete makeover in the offseason with the additions of Jared Allen, Willie Young and Lamarr Houston. 


The Bears announced on Tuesday that Clint Hurtt is being retained from the staff of Marc Trestman, for whom Hurtt was the assistant defensive line coach.