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Mixon Turning Some Heads

By now, Bears fans already know that both Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher are free agents after this season. And with Devin Hester now being moved to the other side of the ball, the need for a young cornerback is even more paramount. Tim Mixon went undrafted out of California this past April, but he's made some noise in the offseason program and could sneak his way onto the final roster.

Cornerback Tim Mixon is turning heads in Chicago. The former University of California Bear, who was rated higher than teammate Daymeion Hughes by scouting services before tearing a knee ligament last August, gave up on his attempt for a sixth season of NCAA eligibility and decided to enter the 2007 NFL Draft. Initially signing with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent, Mixon was...

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