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Four Safeties, Two Starting Jobs

Archuleta will have to earn the starting role

We have a pretty good idea of what the Bears will look like on defense in 2007. Alex Brown has been demoted in favor of Mark Anderson at right end and Jamar Williams is the starter at weakside linebacker while Lance Briggs is MIA, but both of those moves were somewhat expected. The safety position, however, is still anyone's guess. So what did we learn at this past weekend's mini camp?

The Chicago Bears have four safeties that could start for most teams in the NFL, but only two of them can be atop the depth chart come opening day. According to head coach Lovie Smith, "We're rolling all guys around right now ... We feel like we have about five safeties that can play. We'll let them all play with the ones and with the twos." Smith is always a glass-half-full kind of guy and... Recommended Stories

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