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Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 13: Figuring Out The Defense

Adam Hoge answers your questions in his last offseason notebook.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 12: Ranking The Bears’ Moves

Adam Hoge checks in with another in-depth look at the Bears’ offseason.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Hoge: Jared Allen The Key To Bears Being Versatile On Defense

With Jared Allen on the right side, Lamarr Houston can be used in any number of ways.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Lamarr Houston. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 8: Impressive Upgrade Of Pass Rushers

Members of the Bears’ new D-line had 122 disruptions last year, topping the 71 Chicago’s old core recorded.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Better Problems For Bears’ Defense

The Bears’ defensive problems are more about fitting puzzle pieces together than personnel now.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

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Durkin: NFC North Free Agency Update — Focus Is On Defense

The Packers have filled some needs but still need a safety.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Sign Julius Peppers To 3-Year Deal

The Green Bay Packers have signed ex-Bears defensive end Julius Peppers to a three-year deal.

03/15/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Cowboys Showing Interest In Melton, Peppers, Allen

Defensive tackle Henry Melton has reportedly scheduled a visit to Dallas.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Emery Admits Bears Have Interest In DE Jared Allen

Chicago wants Jared Allen if the price is right.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

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Mac & Spiegs Agenda: Emery’s Plan And Bye-Bye Julius Peppers

There’s plenty of talk about the new Bears, including perspective from Mike Florio.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Terminate Julius Peppers’ Contract

The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract for defensive end Julius Peppers, according to a team release.

03/11/2014

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Free Agency Tracker: Latest News And Updates

Follow all the latest news, rumors and reports right here.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2014

Michael Bennett. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 6: Michael Bennett Was Not The Savior

Adding Michael Bennett is a good idea, but expectations for him are already too high.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Michael Bush. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Hoge: Analyzing The Bears’ Current Depth Chart

What needs to the Bears have right now? Adam Hoge looks at the holes on the Bears’ depth chart.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears’ 2014 Free Agency Primer

The Bears currently have about $6.9 million in cap space, but more can be created.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Julius Peppers. (Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

What Do Words Of Bears Brass Really Mean?

Sometimes you have to read between the lines, so Hub Arkush is here to help.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

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Hoge: Everything You Need To Know From Bears’ NFL Combine Press Conferences

From Julius Peppers’ future to retaining Mel Tucker to free agency, here’s the latest Bears news.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Pressing Bears Questions At The NFL Combine

The defensive scheme, Shea McClellin and contract negotiations will be topics of note Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Some Advice Phil Emery Didn’t Ask For, Part III

A step-by-step, player-by-player look at the offseason script for the Bears to follow.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lindholm: A Look At The Bears’ Salary Cap Space In 2014

Can a defense be overhauled in one year? Is Jay Cutler the answer at quarterback in the short term? These are questions Phil Emery is paid to answer, and it’s far easier to develop those answers with cap space room.

670 The Score–12/13/2013

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