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Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun Times reports the Bears are one of three front-runners to sign Bengals free-agent receiver T.J. Houshmanzadeh. Meanwhile, the Daily Herald's Bob LeGere suggests the team pursue the recently cut Laveranues Coles to fill its need at receiver.
The Bears aren't likely to be big spenders in free agency, opines the Chicago Tribune's David Haugh.
Tom Kowalski offers a position-by-position look at the Lions roster, including spots that need to be filled and some of the players who might be targets.
Green Bay Packers
Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel doesn't think the Packers will make a big splash in free agency, but the team could fill some needs in their front seven.