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Q&A: Mark Schlereth on Bears' team leadership

Q&A: Mark Schlereth on Bears' team leadership

Leadership was an important part of the Chicago Bears' collapse in 2014, which is why it surfaced again last week as a main topic of conversation when the team reported to training camp. In our Sunday story over the weekend, we took a deeper look at the issue with an eye on how such an intangible factor translates to concrete results in the form of wins and losses. In reporting the piece, I spoke to Mark Schlereth, a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Redskins and Broncos. Now an ESPN analyst who lives in Denver, Schlereth has some strong takes on team building -- he says character is at least as important as talent. Worth noting, Schlereth came to know...

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