Lamarr Houston

Shea McClellin. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Defense Shows Energy On Day 1

Shea McClellin says hes getting the feel of playing Mike linebacker.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Getty Images)

Emma: Revamped Bears Confident In New Journey

“Our goal as an organization is to win championships,” general manager Phil Emery says.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Getty Images)

Emma: Bears’ D Motivated, Embarrassed By 2013

“We weren’t tough at all,” Tim Jennings said of Chicago’s defense in 2013.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Martellus Bennett. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTAs Observations: Houston, Bennett Get Into Scuffle

Jon Bostic got quality reps Tuesday as the strong-side and weak-side linebacker spots.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Martellus Bennett. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Notes From Bears OTAs: Collins Back On Field, Tillman Sits Out

Find out who’s participating and who sat out today.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

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

Cheta Ozougwu, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Waive DE Cheta Ozougwu

Ozougwu played in nine games in the past two seasons for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014

Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Durkin: Breaking Down Where Mel Tucker’s Blitz Schemes Have Gone Wrong

The Bears will soon discover if the poor pass rush outputs of Mel Tucker’s defenses are a result or minimal talent or poor scheme.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Which NFL Teams Have Added Most New Players?

The Bears have added 11 new players who were on other rosters a year ago, which ranks fifth in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Jared Allen. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Jared Allen Film Review

Allen’s physical tools aren’t what they once were, but his instincts still are top-notch.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

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

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Phil Emery Has Blown Bears Fans Away

By signing Jared Allen, the Bears have options all over the defensive line.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

Jared Allen. (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Bears Sign Former Vikings DE Jared Allen To 4-Year Deal

The Bears continued to bolster their defensive line on Wednesday, signing five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen to a four-year deal.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

Israel Idonije. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign Israel Idonije To 1-Year Deal

Idonije is returning to Chicago, where he played his first 10 seasons.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2014

Israel Idonije. (Getty Images)

Report: Idonije Set To Visit Bears

Israel Idonije played his first 10 seasons for the Bears and may be interested in returning.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2014

Henry Melton.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

New Bears DE Houston Doing All He Can To Recruit ‘Best Friend’ Melton Back

Lamarr Houston and Henry Melton played together at Texas. Now Houston wants to play together in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Unknown Of New Defensive Toys Represents Hope For Bears Fans

Bears fans should have cautious optimism, as Phil Emery had to make moves of some sort.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

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