10 Predictions for Bears Season

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McClellin will take a big step

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Because of Shea McClellin's first-round pedigree, expectations for him will always be sky high. This season, he'll live up to some of them. Look for McClellin to more than double the 2.5 sacks he produced in 2012. With some of the ways new defensive coordinator Mel Tucker plans to utilize McClellin, it wouldn't be a stretch for him to reach seven or eight sacks this season.