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Gilbert Rookie Diary: 2nd Entry

DT Jarron Gilbert (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

The Chicago Bears have high hopes for third-round draft pick Jarron Gilbert, although they are working him into the system slowly. In this installment of his Rookie Diary, Gilbert writes about finding a place to live, getting used to the speed of the pro game, and growing up the son of an NFL player.

It's good to be here and to have the opportunity to work out with this team. So far, it hasn't been too much more than I'd expected. I'm working with the position coach and generally getting accustomed to the routine here. It hasn't been too difficult physically. We're able to pace ourselves pretty well. To me, it seems like spring ball that we had in college. From what I've heard though, once... Recommended Stories