#Bears GM Ryan Pace says team will not pick up 5th year option for LB Shea McClellin
Pro Football Rumors "The Bears will not exercise their fifth-year option on outside linebacker Shea McClellin, general manager Ryan Pace told reporters today (Twitter link via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune). The decision means that McClellin will enter a contract year, and will be eligible to hit the open market..." April 29
Lance Briggs & Shea McClellin have been ruled out for #Bears and Jon Bostic is questionable.
Chicago Sun-Times "Testing the health and resolve of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers involves one thing — and one thing only — from the Bears in the eyes of defensive end Shea McClellin. ‘‘Hit ’em,’’ McClellin said. “That’s how you rattle any quarterback. Get pressure on them.’’ McClellin just..." December 29
Chicago Tribune "Bears defensive end Shea McClellin probably won’t have an immediate opportunity to build on the three sacks he had in Monday night’s victory over the Packers. The reigning NFC defensive player of the week is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Lions at Soldier Field because of a hamstring..." November 09
Chicago Tribune "Bears general manager Phil Emery offered a state-of-the-team address earlier this week at Halas Hall but steered away from sharp criticism of a defensive line that has been depleted by injury and largely ineffective generating any sort of significant pass rush this season. Through seven games,..." October 30
Chicago Tribune "The Bears believe Shea McClellin has the versatility to play either defensive end or linebacker, but general manager Phil Emery clarified that his long-term plan for the former first-round draft pick doesn't include succeeding Brian Urlacher. "We don't envision him playing middle linebacker..." February 22