Bears Training Camp News: Chicago Continues Practice At Olivet Nazarene

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Chicago Bears Training Camp: Notes From A Final Sunday In Bourbonnais

SB Nation Chicago's Ricky O'Donnell was back at Bears camp on Sunday, where the health of Brian Urlacher continued to be Bourbonnais' biggest concern.

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Bears Preseason 2012: Shea McClellin Promoted, Israel Idonije Moved Inside

John "Moon" Mullin of CSN Chicago is reporting the Chicago Bears have already given first-round draft pick DE Shea McClellin a significant promotion. According to Mullin, the Bears have moved McClellin to the No. 1 unit, shifting DE Israel Idonije to the interior line.

Head coach Lovie Smith says McClellin -- along with fellow rookie, WR Alshon Jeffery -- have earned increased playing time on the merit of their impressive early performances:

"We give guys reps and we keep giving them reps and let them tell us where they go from there," coach Lovie Smith told CSNChicago.com. "That’s what’s happening right now. Shea McClellin and [rookie wide receiver] Alshon Jeffery, I was pleased with what they did the first time out.

"Shea is a good football player. We’ve been saying that. It takes time but we see what he can become. And Izzy has rushed on the inside so we’re just trying to get those best four."

McClellin had 1 the Bears' 3 sacks in the opening game of the 2012 NFL preseason, while Jeffery led the team with 4 receptions for 35 yards.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago Bears, be sure to visit Windy City Gridiron. And drop by SB Nation's NFL news hub for more updates and commentary from around the league.

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Chicago Bears Training Camp: More Observations From Another Day In Bourbonnais

SB Nation Chicago's Ricky O'Donnell spent another day at Chicago Bears training camp on Sunday. Some things happened.

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Chicago Bears Training Camp: Stray Observations From A Day In Bourbonnais

SB Nation Chicago's Ricky O'Donnell spent Sunday in lovely Bourbonnais, Illinois at Chicago Bears training camp. He noticed stuff.

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Bears Roster: Chicago Trades For Buccaneers DT Brian Price

The Chicago Bears completed a trade on Thursday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, getting DT Brian Price from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:

Price, a second round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, started 14 games for the Bucs in the 2011 season. He collected 3.0 sacks and 20 tackles on a defensive line that ranked 26th in run prevention and 30th in pass protection according to Football Outsider's Adjusted Line Yards Rankings.

The Bears defensive line, which had a low sack-rate in 2011 (5%, or 5th worst in the NFL), ranked No. 1 in Football Outsider's run prevention rankings, but 29th in pass rushing.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago Bears, be sure to visit Windy City Gridiron. And drop by SB Nation's NFL news hub for more updates and commentary from around the league.

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The Chicago Bears' Super Bowl Aspirations Hinge On Continued Improvement From The Offensive Line

Former Bears quarterback Jim Miller believes Chicago has the best offensive line in the NFC North. SB Nation Chicago's Ricky O'Donnell thinks he better be correct, or the Bears won't be able to reach their lofty goals.

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