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Idonije turning back the clock

DE Israel Idonije (Kyle Terada/USP)

Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije, who had 2.5 sacks against the Washington Redskins in the team's second preseason game, proved last night he still has plenty left in the tank.

When Israel Idonije was shifted to defensive end on a permanent basis in 2010, it appeared to be a prudent move. That season, with Julius Peppers being double-teamed on the other side, Idonije tied for the team lead with 8.0 sacks. He had been shuffled between tackle and end for most his career before that, and solidifying his place on the team seemed to give him focus. Yet last year, despite...

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