11:18 PM EST, Wed November 26, 2014
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The Bears Den: November 26, 2014 - Chicago Bears week 13 news & Bears-Lions previews

Emery discusses Bears resiliency - Mini-Larry: Phil Emery discusses the comeback wins the Bears have had the last two weeks and what that says about the team's players and coaches. Paea puts pressure on Bears in contract year - Dan Wiederer: Stephen Paea is headed for Thursday's Thanksgiving showdown in Detroit coming off a career game during a career season in a contract year. Bears need to get Marshall much more involved in offense - Mike Mulligan: Good things happen when you run and if Matt Forte can get more than 20 carries per game it will open up play-action passes and more...

Bears' Stephen Paea poised to cash in

By now, you’re probably starting preparation for your Thanksgiving feast. But before you do that, chew on a few links in our spin around the Chicago Bears beat: -- ESPNChicago.com’s Jeff Dickerson delivers his weekly stock report, and he’s high on defensive tackle Stephen Paea. -- CSNChicago.com’s John Mullin takes a look at the impact plays made by linebacker Christian Jones and Al Louis-Jean. -- Here are Brad Biggs’ grades of the Bears after reviewing film of the win over the Buccaneers.

Stock Watch: Take Paea to the bank

RISING 1. Stephen Paea: The defensive tackle wrecked the interior of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive line to record two sacks in the Chicago Bears' 21-13 victory Sunday. The stout fourth-year player is now second on the defense with six sacks. It’s a contract year for Paea, who’s started all 11 games. Paea is a powerful player -- his accomplishments in the weight room are legendary. But he's had problems staying healthy, missing nine games over his first three years due to a variety of ailments.
Northwest Herald Nov 24, 2014

Defensive lineman Paea’s presence felt in victory

CHICAGO – There are times Stephen Paea feels underappreciated – not by his Bears teammates, but instead, by the opposing offensive linemen Paea spends his Sunday afternoons trying to bypass on his way to the quarterback.
Windy City Gridiron Nov 6, 2014

Chicago Bears mid-season awards

We're half way through the season, so why not hand out a few awards to some deserving Chicago Bears. Check out the direction I went and let us know which Bears you feel are deserving of these mid-season awards. Most Improved: Stephen Paea - I was a fan of the Paea draft pick back in 2011. I thought he had the strength and quickness to grow into a very good NFL defensive tackle. The injury bug kind of derailed his development, but now that he's healthy, he's showing up each week in the stat sheet. Through 8 games, he's set a career high in sacks with 4. Hes one pass defense away from his...
The MMQB | SI.com Nov 6, 2014

The NFL and Rugby, on Common Ground

BY MICHAEL McKNIGHT @McKnight_Mike_ Stephen Paea was born in New Zealand and grew up playing rugby in Tonga, so when the Chicago Bears defensive tackle got the chance last week to hang out with Keven Mealamu of New Zealand’s reigning World Cup champion rugby team, the All Blacks, Paea, 26, became a 300-pound fanboy. Mealamu, […]

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