LSU notes: Cameron wants vocal leaders
BATON ROUGE, La. -- By now it's no secret that LSU's offense will be loaded with freshmen and inexperienced underclassmen. Perhaps that's why offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has emphasized since spring practice that his veterans have to do more than lead by example.
Weems or Williams to replace Hester?
Earlier this month, I took a look at which players could be in position to replace Devin Hester as the Chicago Bears' primary return man, noting that of the obvious candidates (Eric Weems, Micheal Spurlock, Armanti Edwards, Chris Williams, Michael Ford), Weems has the most NFL experience as a returner.
Slimmed-down Lynch ready to compete
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Making the move from quarterback to running back at the NFL level is daunting. But that is the challenge awaiting former Northern Illinois standout and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch, a fan favorite who lost 15 pounds since the Chicago Bears' rookie minicamp in May to weigh in at 205 pounds when players reported to Bourbonnais on Wednesday.
Bears draft focus: RB
The signing of veteran tailback Shaun Draughn last week eased some concerns about the Bears' lack of depth in their offensive backfield, but the team could decide to add another running back in the later rounds of next month's draft to compliment the current trio of Matt Forte, Michael Ford and Draughn.
Bears keep tabs on RB James White
The release of veteran running back Michael Bush on March 10 left a hole in the Chicago Bears' backfield the team must eventually fill. While the Bears do currently have second-year tailback/return man Michael Ford slotted behind two-time Pro Bowler Matt Forte on the depth chart, the team could use more depth and competition at the position.