Bears GM Phil Emery was something of an amateur prophet, albeit clearly with some inside information when he spoke Monday about Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall:
Brandon Marshall's contract status with the Bears beyond the 2014 season was up in the air.
Bears GM Phil Emery said before this year’s draft that finding immediate-impact players – interpreted as “starters” – was a mission statement.
Practices without linemen or anyone else in pads don’t often result in conclusive evidence on players.
Rookie minicamps give teams the chances to evaluate players, for better and worse, and it was “worse” for punter Drew Butler, son of former Bears kicker Kevin.