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NFC North Tour: Around Camps

DL Jarron Gilbert (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

In Chicago, the Bears need recent defensive line draft picks to take step forward. In Detroit, the Lions grab another reclamation project in Lawrence Jackson. In Minnesota, Brett Favre's bad return is bad news for Tarvaris Jackson and Sage Rosenfels.

Chicago Bears Bears' general manager Jerry Angelo has always believed in building a defense starting with the big guys up front, and he's used three of the top five draft picks over the past two seasons on defensive linemen. Now it's time for some of them to come up big, or at least contribute. Angelo used his first choice, a third-rounder (68th overall), on Jarron Gilbert in 2009. He was made... Recommended Stories

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