Lamarr Houston

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

Defensive end Lamarr Houston. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Free Agent Spotlight: DE Lamarr Houston Film Breakdown

Houston has the versatility and read-and-react skills the Bears coveted.

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

Lamarr Houston. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

New Bears DE Houston Plans To Bring ‘Dick Butkus’ Attitude To Chicago

Houston wants to play “nasty, in-your-face football.”

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Defensive end Lamarr Houston. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: Bears Sign DE Lamarr Houston

The Bears made their splash in free agency by signing Lamarr Houston.

CBS Chicago–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 Johnson. (Getty Images)

Hoge: 5 Defensive Ends To Keep Eye On In Free Agency

Michael Johnson leads the crop of defensive ends who appear to be hitting the open market.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

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