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Bears kicking candidates faced the pressure at rookie minicamp: 'I didn't feel one sigh of relief the entire time'

In the final minutes of Bears rookie minicamp practice Sunday at Halas Hall, kicker Redford Jones stood in the middle of a circle of all of the offensive players on hand and watched as they did 25 down-ups.

The punishment was Jones' doing.

During a head-to-head competition in front of the full roster of rookies, Jones and tryout kicker Casey Bednarski each made field goals from 32 and 43 yards. Bednarski, representing the defensive players, then nailed a 48-yard attempt.

When Jones' follow-up

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