Kicking off the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine was none other than Chicago Bears new head coach Marc…
Bears will be eyeing DTs at combine
The Chicago Bears head into the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine with a list of specific needs, although that list may change with the tide of free agency. The position on that list most likely to change is defensive tackle, thought of by some to be an area of strength. Henry Melton, Amobi Okoye and Israel Idonije are unrestricted free agents. Nate Collins is a restricted free agent, so the Bears will be able to match any offer he receives from another NFL club, which is to the team's benefit. However, if Collins earns a contract worth starter's money, Chicago may not be able to be match. The Bears in turn would not be eligible to receive any compensation for Collins because he was an undrafted free agent. Melton may get tagged, yet Okoye and Idonije may not be brought back. Idonije is 32 years old, while Okoye's play fell off dramatically last season. Suddenly defensive tackle...
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