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Is Pass Rush the Biggest Need for the Bears Entering 09?

Brad Biggs at the Sun-Times today reports that pass rush might just be a bigger need for the Bears than wide out. Here’s a part of his article today:

We’re not covering any new ground when we write that the Bears are banking on considerable production from multiple unproven players at wide receiver in 2009. Donald Driver beat us to the punch on that already.

Earl Bennett is a projected starter with zero NFL catches. Rookies Juaquin Iglesias and Johnny Knox are being counted on, and the Bears are hoping they don’t require the ”redshirt year” that some within the organization say Bennett had. Then you have starter Devin Hester and veteran slot receiver Rashied Davis. Brandon Rideau also could figure in the mix, and he has virtually no NFL experience.

But if coach Lovie Smith could make one personnel move right now, import one player to his roster, would it be a receiver? Maybe.

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