It all began with a bit of subterfuge on the Bears’ part and ended with them adding a potential Hall of Fame pass rusher as the latest piece of a dramatic, aggressive Bears offseason.
The Bears struggled throughout the 2013 season to the tune of an 8-8 record.
The Bears were able to create a bit of wiggle room in their salary cap after Jay Cutler restructured his long-term contract.
The Bears defense has seemingly gotten better with Phil Emery's free agency moves, but it hasn't necessarily gotten younger.
The Bears sent shockwaves to the other 31 NFL teams on Wednesday morning by signing five-time Pro Bowler Jared Allen to a four-year deal.