Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton is indeed becoming the Coreysaurus

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Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton is starting to grow into the nickname he’s always had.

“They call me Coreysaurus, cuz of my height and long neck,” Wootton told me in an exclusive during his days at Northwestern. In 2012, the 6’8″ and lanky Corey Wootton started to play like that ferocious dinosaur nickname on the professional level.

In Week 9 against the Tennessee Titans, Wootton scored his first career touchdown off a blocked punt, which had been blocked by former Northwestern teammate Sherrick McManis.

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Chicago Bears Have Solid Tailback Depth; With or Without Chester Taylor

The free agent signing of Chester Taylor has been pretty much a huge mistake for the Chicago Bears. Actually, his production has been so disappointing in Chicago you’d almost assume he was a Jerry Angelo draft pick.

Taylor took the blame for the confusion, in the “am I cut” or “am I not cut?” soap opera this week at Halas Hall.

So that’s admirable of him. But still…Taylor did not play in last week’s preseason game at Tennessee. Instead, the Bears went with Kahlil Bell as the third running back behind Matt Forte and Marion Barber.

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Chicago Bears WR Corps: Former Buckeyes Dane Sanzenbacher In?

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When it comes to Chicago Bears wide receivers news this week, it’s all about former Dallas Cowboys wideout and alleged #1 receiver Roy Williams. He’s done absolutely nothing since he got here, and is clearly out of shape. He could lose his starting gig.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears’ receivers coach Darryl Drake sent a strong message to Williams on Wednesday, succinctly stating the ex-Cowboy is “not where he needs to be”, and could be replaced by Johnny Knox in the starting lineup if he doesn’t improve his conditioning and on-field performance. (h/t to Helmet2Helmet)

We’ll see how that all plays out. But what about the undrafted rookie free agent, Dane Sanzenbacher, the former Ohio State Buckeyes captain? Chances are he could defy all odds and make the cut this fall in Chicago.

Jay Cutler has even called him a “mini Wes Welker.”

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2011 NFL Signings and Trade Rumors: Olin Kreutz, Brett Favre, Adrian Peterson and more!

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The Chicago Bear’s Olin Kreutz has a new team, Brett Favre is not joining the Miami Dolphins and the Oakland Raiders replace Zach Miller. What are the latest 2011 NFL signings? NFL trade rumors? News from around the NFL?

The Sportsbank has NFL fans covered with the latest from around the league.

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