With the lockout still underway the NFL news has been slow since the draft. The Bears like every other team wants for the lockout to be over, so they can get their rookies signed and ready to practice. But the lockout is still being figured out.
Here are some links to look at, on yet another slow day in news around the NFL:
Dan Pompei looks at possible free-agent acquisitions position-by-position for the Bears, http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/ct-spt-0515-bears-pompei-chicago–20110514,0,7521457.column?.
Kevin Seifert analyzes Bears third round draft pick Chris Conte, http://espn.go.com/blog/nfcnorth/post/_/id/26781/bbao-mixed-views-on-chris-conte.
Larry Mayer discusses Lance Briggs honor as one of the NFL’s top 100 players of 2011, http://www.chicagobears.com/news/NewsStory.asp?story_id=7849.
Second-round pick Stephen Paea breaks the NFL Scouting Combine record for the bench press with 49 repetitions at 225 lbs, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ee2cWddxHdI&feature=related.
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