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The McClellin Project: Part I

The McClellin Project: Part I

The Bears this year are attempting to salvage the career of Shea McClellin by switching him from defensive end to linebacker. We document the transition of the former first rounder.

After selecting Shea McClellin with his very first draft pick as general manager of the Chicago Bears, Phil Emery took a lot of heat. McClellin was an undersized defensive lineman who played as much linebacker at Boise State as he did defensive end. The Bears were banking on his ability to speed rush off the edge but at just 6-3 and less than 260 pounds, with just 19 bench-press reps at the...

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