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Bischoff: Bears TEs must create stress

TE Kellen Davis (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

New Chicago Bears tight ends coach Andy Bischoff is bringing a different philosophy to the position than did his predecessors, with an emphasis on dynamic pass catchers.

In today's NFL, tight ends are more than just the blockers and occasional pass catchers they've been throughout most of history. The crop of current athletes have the same size as their predecessors, yet these hulking human beings are fast and agile, with speed and catching ability comparable to most wide receivers. Consider New England's Rob Gronkowski, who in 2011 broke the all-time record for... Recommended Stories