Tillman master of takeaway

Veteran CB embodies thieving ways of Bears' defense, and might hold key vs. Seattle

Updated: January 13, 2011, 8:18 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Asked to rate his season on Thursday, Charles Tillman gave himself an "all right," which shows that even he can't fully appreciate what he does.

"Definitely, I could have done better," Tillman said. "I left a couple of plays out there."

For Tillman, you get the feeling that any play when he doesn't jar the ball loose from the ball carrier, it's a disappointment. It is what Lovie Smith and his coaching staff preach each day. It is what the Bears under Smith ...

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