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Gilbert Rookie Diary: 7th Entry

DT Jarron Gilbert (AP: Nam Y. Huh)

It's not important that Jarron Gilbert is flip-flopping between D-tackle and D-end for the Chicago Bears. What is important is that he's getting lots of action. In another installment of his Rookie Diary, Gilbert writes about getting used to life on the road plus finally having a home of his very own.

It was really fun to get that first game in at Soldier Field. As I had expected, the crowd was great. It's amazing how loud it can get in there, and the regular season hasn't even started yet. I'd never had a similar experience in sports. In college, I played for San Jose State, which was a much smaller environment for football. Crowds like that get our adrenaline pumping. It really makes a... Recommended Stories