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 — The quantitative side of the incoming Bears defense — moving from a 4-3 to a 3-4 — will have its various aspects.
Sometimes dysfunction leads to head-shaking and missed opportunities. Sometimes it works out better than anyone could have imagined.
The decision on what the Bears will do with the No. 7 pick of this year’s draft will end up in the hands of general manager Ryan Pace.
Because of the Olympian achievements of various personnel oversights – undrafteds and castoffs like Patriots hero DB Malcolm Butler and Seahawks insta-star WR Chris Matthews – a focused spotlight