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Bears' Wilson putting past behind him

Marquess Wilson (Jake Roth/USA TODAY)

Bears rookie wide receiver Marquess Wilson had a well-documented break up with his college team last season. Yet he says he's put the past behind him and will soon show he belongs on the roster.

Chicago Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson, the team's seventh-round pick, came to the game of football much later than most of his fellow rookies. But once he perfected his craft, he found immediate success. "I've been asked a lot why I didn't start football earlier," Wilson said today after his first practice at Bears rookie minicamp. "I don't have any answer. I guess looking back I was just...

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