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Bears’ Patrick Mannelly retires after 16 years

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Updated: June 20, 2014 8:30PM

Given the reassurance that he was welcomed to return to compete for the Bears, Patrick Mannelly spent the offseason listening to his body, curious whether it would be ready for another season after a Bears record 16.

The answer was a resounding no.

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