New GM Emery is now on the clock

April, 25, 2012
CHICAGO -- You want to believe first-year Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery, you really do.

He certainly seemed earnest when he said earlier this week that he is "excited" to show what his staff can do in the draft room Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

And there were no noticeable signs the pressure was getting to him.

"I'm having a blast actually," Emery said. "I'm having a good time. I'm having the time of my life. It's a great city, great fans. I'm enjoying every second of it."

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Melissa Isaacson

Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for, ESPN Chicago and The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.



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