Before Phil Emery got to work gutting the Bears' defensive line in free agency, he and Mel Tucker brought in some experienced coaching specialists.
Earlier this week Israel Idonije was reflecting on the career changes that saw him go to the Detroit Lions in 2013 after spending his entire career as a Bear.
For much of the past decade, Lance Briggs has been an every-down linebacker, paired with Brian Urlacher not only in the nickel unit but even in the dime package because of his athleticism.
As one former Bears head coach intoned, the past is for cowards and losers.
His rookie season of 2013 wasn’t easy for Jonathan Bostic, forced into the role of No.