D-line thinking new thoughts

Marinelli brings decades of expertise, excellence

Originally Published: August 14, 2009
By Jerry Bonkowski | ESPNChicago.com

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The full impact of instilling a new mindset in the Chicago Bears' defensive line will be measured for the first time in Saturday's preseason opener at the Buffalo Bills.

At the center of that revamped mindset is new Bears defensive line/assistant head coach Rod Marinelli, considered by many around the league as the guru of the defensive line. The Bears like what they see from Marinelli, and he likes what he's seen from the Bears thus far.

"We've got a really ...

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