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Ironing out the D-line rotation

For most backups, special teams are the path to a roster a spot. But in Chicago, where defensive linemen are rotated virtually non-stop, roster decisions are based on defensive performance.

When you talk to Chicago Bears defensive linemen, eventually the conversation steers to coordinator Rod Marinelli. Inevitably, the players begin discussing his coaching style and the expectations he places on his defensemen. "Coach Marinelli gets the best out of you no matter what," DT Brian Price told Bear Report today. "That's why so many great players love him. He makes everybody feel special... Recommended Stories

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