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Brandon Hardin

Adrian Amos could be that safety Bears have been lacking

Adrian Amos could be that safety Bears have been lacking

The Bears didn't have to wait long to see what they passed up in 2007 when the Chargers drafted Utah safety Eric Weddle with the 37th overall pick, one they acquired in a trade with the Bears.

The safety position frequently was mismanaged during the Lovie Smith era and as one former front office man said, the defense required two Pro Bowl safeties, players the Bears seemed to be searching for every offseason. Imagine the turnover that would have been avoided if they had chosen Weddle, who will start for the Chargers against the Bears on Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium.

Weddle's first NFL start came against the Bears in the '07 opener and he...

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