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Geno Hayes fighting for first-team reps

Chicago linebacker, Geno Hayes, is currently in an offseason competition with incumbent starter Nick Roach at SAM. With Brian Urlacher out, Hayes is getting plenty of reps to show his stuff.

The Chicago Bears were precariously thin at linebacker last year and would have been in dire straits had any of the starters been injured. To address this need, the club brought in five veteran linebackers in mid-April for tryouts. Of the five, Geno Hayes won out and was signed to a one-year deal the following day. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Hayes in the sixth round of the 2008 draft...

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