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Special teamer Franklin making an impact

Jerry Franklin (Matt Marton/USA TODAY)

Bears special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis singled out Jerry Franklin as one of his standout players, one who has far surpassed expectations for Chicago's third phase.

If anybody can attest to the lack of job security in the NFL, it would be Chicago Bears linebacker Jerry Franklin. Currently in his second year in the league, Franklin has already played for four different teams, on three different practice squads, including Chicago's earlier this season. Franklin seems remarkably calm for a player who has gone through so many transitions in his short career. He...

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