3:57 AM EDT, Sat September 20, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 6, 2014

Bears coaches on spot to mold young defensive players into strong foundation

Defensive tackle Stephen Paea is in his fourth year with the Bears. He played for Lovie Smith and Rod Marinelli in his first two seasons and Mel Tucker and Mike Phair last year, and he learned a lot from all of them. But he said he never has been better prepared for an NFL game than the opener Sunday. “It starts with our coach,” Paea said, referring to first-year defensive-line coach Paul Pasqualoni. “The way he teaches us formations and what the other team is...

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