Bears special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis’ task? Fixing Devin Hester
It’s not like Dave Toub would just wind up Devin Hester and let him go. But coaching Hester usually was the least of his concerns as the Bears’ special-teams coordinator. Joe DeCamillis isn’t so fortunate. As the Bears’ special-teams coordinator under new coach Marc Trestman, DeCamillis has inherited one of the best special-teams units in the NFL with a particularly high-profile challenge: getting Hester right again. The most productive returner in NFL history, Hester struggled through the most trying season of his seven-year career in 2012. He failed to return a kick or punt for a touchdown after returning six …
Bears expect big things from Class of 2012
Production should rise considerably for McClellin, Jeffery, Hardin and Rodriguez in 2nd seasons Bears hope GM Phil Emery's initial class is prepared to make a jump on the field.
Lack of mental errors pleases Trestman
The Bears wrapped up the second day of voluntary minicamp Wednesday in the Walter Payton Center with another 75-minute session that was crisp for a team still learning its way with a new coaching staff.
Bears dangling 20th pick in NFL Draft
ADAM L. JAHNS: Don’t expect Bears general manager Phil Emery to take down that “For Sale” sign. The team’s No. 20 pick still can be had. Emery made that abundantly clear Tuesday at Halas Hall.
New season, new coach, inspires new attitude about Jay Cutler
RICK TELANDER: Are you ready to cut Jay Cutler some slack? I am. It’s a new year for football and there is much new about the Bears, so why not turn over the leaves, let bygones be bygones (bye-bye, Brian Urlacher!) and look in the bushes for new birdies?