BearReport Audio: Ricky Manning Jr.
Manning was a starter Friday in place of Tillman
Manning was a starter Friday in place of Tillman
Editor in Chief
Posted May 18, 2007


Cornerback Ricky Manning Jr. found a home last year in the nickel package, although he was in the starting lineup as mini camp commenced on Friday at Halas Hall with Charles Tillman still recovering from an offseason back procedure. Manning spent some time with BearReport.com after Friday's mini camp practice at Halas Hall, and subscribers can listen to that interview right here.

John Crist: This will be your second season with the Bears. How much more comfortable are you now than you were a year ago?

Ricky Manning Jr.: Right now, it's not fresh. Of course, I'm a little more comfortable than last year. But just starting out first day, gotta get back in the rhythm of things. Get back to my leverage. Getting back to the techniques that we worked on all last year. So I'm in a little more of a comfort zone, but there's still work to be done.

Listen to the rest of JC's interview with Ricky Manning Jr., an exclusive for BearReport.com subscribers: Listen to Audio

John Crist is the Publisher of Bear Report and Editor in Chief of BearReport.com. To read him every day, visit BearReport.com and become a Chicago Bears insider.


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