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Dvoracek Now Better than Ever

Bears DT Dusty Dvoracek (AP Images)

The Bears didn't get anything out of DT Dusty Dvoracek his rookie season, but it appears the time he spent on injured reserve did wonders for him both physically and mentally and will help make him an even better player the rest of his career.

Although he spent last season's opening game watching from the couch at his home, defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek never doubted that he'd be back by this year's first game and in the starting lineup. "That's just the way my mind works, I guess," Dvoracek said in the Halas Hall locker room Wednesday. "I've always tried to turn negatives into positives. It seems to be the only productive way to go... Recommended Stories