Wondering about a player, a past game or another issue involving the Bears? Senior writer Larry Mayer answers a variety of email questions from fans on ChicagoBears.com.
How will the Bears defense look with
From Matt E. on Twitter
Although Brian Urlacher made the defensive calls in the past, I don't think it will require much of an adjustment for Lance Briggs to take over that responsibility this year. Briggs admitted it wasn't easy in OTA practices, but I'm confident that he will make a smooth transition. No one knows the Bears defense better and Briggs is a seven-time Pro Bowler who remains highly productive. In terms of the defense, I don't expect much of a drop-off from last season. Briggs,
From BDR35 on Twitter
I think that Alshon Jeffery will have an excellent second season as long as he can stay healthy. As a rookie, he showed flashes while battling injuries, catching 24 passes for 367 yards and three touchdowns in 10 games. Jeffery missed the final portion of the offseason program after tweaking his hamstring while making a diving touchdown catch in practice, but he is expected to be 100 percent by training camp. With defenses focused on stopping star receiver
Greetings from Turkey! How much will the Bears' mid- and late-round picks contribute this year?
From Cagatay A. on Twitter
Of the four players the Bears selected after the third round, I think fourth-round linebacker