GM rules out Tillman move to safety

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  1. The Newsman

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    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The arrival of cornerback Kyle Fuller will not force 33 year old veteran Charles Tillman to move to safety. Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery confirmed Friday that Tillman is not a candidate to switch positions. "You can rule that out 100 percent -- you don't even have to finish your question," Emery said. Charles Tillman is our starting corner and that's where he's going to be." Emery's endorsement of Tillman nonwithstanding, Fuller is expected to contribute on defense next season and projects to be a future starter at cornerback, perhaps as early as 2015.

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    Tillman ruled out a move to S last year, the idea he was ever an option there was based in less then zero fact
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    Shit, someone call CNN. That's breaking news!
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    Tillman now has one year to teach Fuller the "Peanut Punch".
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    If he masters the move, will we have to call it the "Fuller Fumble"?
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    Thank you! I was trying to think of a catchy name for it but was coming up blank. lol
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    lets just hope it doesn't become Fumblin' Fuller!!!

    I like the Fuller Fumble.
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    In all honesty, I stole it from Marc Silverman (Waddle And Silvy show on ESPN1000).
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    You're a good man Charlie Brown.
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    When'd they say that? Here I was thinking I was original when I said it after we drafted him.
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    On their Friday show .... should have been between 3:30 and 4:00
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    Hah, I said that at 1-2 pm. Obviously they're stealing my work from here. Now where did I put that patent form...

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