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Bears still in market for young LB in draft

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Despite last week's free-agent acquisitions of D.J. Williams and James Anderson, the Chicago Bears are still in the market for an early round linebacker in this year's draft. Here's why.

The Chicago Bears last week announced the team and Brian Urlacher would be parting ways. After 13 seasons, the face of the franchise was gone. Combined with the free-agent losses of Nick Roach and Geno Hayes, the Bears were quickly without three of the club's top four linebackers from last season, with Lance Briggs the only man left standing. GM Phil Emery moved swiftly the last five days in... Recommended Stories