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It’s not a stretch to say the Bears season is on the line heading into Lambeau.
Both the Bears and Packers are dealing with injuries along the offensive line.
The Jordy Nelson-Kyle Fuller matchup will be key.
Martellus Bennett was limited at Thursday’s practice with a rib injury.
Forte knows the Bears need to run the football Sunday night to beat the Packers.
Jordy Nelson is a coverage-dictating receiver for the Packers who takes two defenders to slow.
Also, Jordan Mills was back at his customary right tackle spot Wednesday.
“I understand this is probably my last year as a Chicago Bear,” Lance Briggs says.
“The support in this building has been outstanding,” Bears coach Marc Trestman said
Here are the injury news and notes from the Bears’ first practice after the bye week.
Jay Cutler’s far from the Bears’ only issue, but he plays the biggest role in salvaging the season.
Phil Emery and Marc Trestman made this mess. They’re dealing with the repercussions.
Phil Emery and Marc Trestman addressed the Bears’ disappointing start to the season.
Lamarr Houston is set to have an MRI on his knee, while Matt Slauson left with his right arm in a sling.
Chicago’s issues span personnel, coaching and the players.
Michael Ola will start in place of Jordan Mills at right tackle.
Heading into Foxboro, the Bears’ season has reached a tipping point.
“You’ve got to take that frustration and use it as fuel,” Brandon Marshall says.
Chicago needs to find a way to disrupt the rhythm of New England’s passing game.
The money may say the offense should run through the right arm of Cutler, but the numbers suggest otherwise.