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|Brandin Cooks is looking to improve on his freshman season -- where he ranked third on the team in receptions and receiving yards.|
|The Bears expect Deandre Coleman to develop into a leader on their defense.|
Start up front, where Pendergast and Tedford are practically giddy over the maturation of 6-foot-5, 311-pound end Deandre Coleman. Said Tedford: "He may be one of the best that we've ever had." Keep in mind that Bears have produced two first-round NFL draft choices at end -- Tyson Alualu and Cameron Jordan -- over the past three seasons.