Scouting Report: Chargers vs. Bears - Ricky Henne
Despite undergoing fairly significant changes, the Bears return 2012’s leading tackler, Lance Briggs, who recorded 128 tackles. Also returning is cornerback Tim Jennings, who led the NFL with nine interceptions, and fellow cornerback Charles Tillman, who ranked second on the squad with 93 tackles while intercepting three passes. Safety Major Wright collected four picks in 2012, second-most on the team, in addition to 92 tackles.
Corey Liuget talks Bears, Dwight Freeney and Leslie O'Neal - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
Liuget, named by teammates the defense's MVP in 2012, said the value-add to his game this year is the advice he gets from new teammate Freeney, an eight-time Pro Bowler.
32 Observations: Reserves, Preseason Week 1 - Nathan Jahnke
Safety Sean Cattouse had two run stops on 10 snaps against the run. His 20.0 Run Stop Percentage was tied for the most among safeties.
Prepare for a Cute Attack - Cassie
Red Pandas are not related to Giant Pandas, sorry I know it is truly devastating, but I don't think one genus could survive that much cuteness... Instead they are more closely related to raccoons, skunks, and weasels. They are the only living species of the genus Ailurus.