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Beekman's Versatility is Key

Most Bears fans were expecting GM Jerry Angelo to address the offensive line on Day 1 of the NFL Draft. He chose to wait until Day 2 instead, but all indications suggest that Josh Beekman is a bargain and should have been selected sooner. Versatile enough to play both guard and center, the former Golden Eagle will get a chance to learn from two of the best around in Ruben Brown and Olin Kreutz.

The Chicago Bears should feel very comfortable about bringing back the same starting offensive line in 2007, but 2008 is a different story. Led by perennial All-Pro Olin Kreutz at center, the Monsters of the Midway did a very good job in the trenches last season. Although the running game got off to a slow start, the combination of Thomas Jones and Cedric Benson led the way to the tune of 119....

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