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Pernell McPhee, Antrel Rolle and Eddie Royal coming aboard

Pernell McPhee, Antrel Rolle and Eddie Royal coming aboard

Pernell McPhee arrived in Chicago on Wednesday on a well-trodden path out of Baltimore. Over the last few years, several defenders who have thrived in the Ravens’ vaunted 3-4 front have signed their second contract elsewhere in free agency, only to have mixed success. But Bears general manager Ryan Pace doesn’t compare McPhee to the likes of linebackers Paul Kruger, Dannell Ellerbe and defensive tackle Arthur Jones. Each player’s case is different, and Pace saw what he needed to make McPhee his top free-agent target. “I don’t think it’s a scheme thing where he’s getting this production — he’s beating his man one on one,” Pace...

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