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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Manning had 70 tackles and 2 INTs as a rookie

Danieal Manning played well enough last season to replace Chris Harris in the starting lineup at free safety and looked to have a bright future in Chicago. But after the trade for Adam Archuleta and the team's continued commitment to Mike Brown, Manning appears to be out of a job. It's been widely speculated that he will be moved to cornerback, but is he capable of making the switch now?

By most accounts, Danieal Manning had a pretty good rookie season at free safety for the Chicago Bears. Supplanting second-year man Chris Harris in the starting lineup in Week 3, Manning racked up 70 tackles (53 solo), 2 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles, and 7 passes defensed in 2006. His first career INT came against future Hall-of-Famer Brett Favre in Week 1, and his 8 tackles in Super Bowl XLI... Recommended Stories