The Bears’ reshuffled offensive line can’t really be worse, but it’s also one that will need to keep it simple.
The Bears could not have afforded a loss to a divisional opponent, especially not at home, and with Jay Cutler returning to action.
he Chicago Bears announced Wednesday afternoon they have signed offensive lineman Edwin Williams two a two-year contract extension.
Just over a month ago, the Bears were 2-3 and looked to be headed for disappointment. Five wins later, they seem like a legitimate player in the NFC race after another rather impressive showing against San Diego on Sunday. That is, if they are able to overcome Jay Cutler’s broken thumb.
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With left guard Chris Williams lost for the season, it’s now up to Edwin Williams to take over in an offensive line that has been playing above expectations throughout the last five games.
During the Bears current four-game winning streak, the offensive line has been a bright spot, protecting Jay Cutler and paving a way for Matt Forte. Now, with Williams lost for the season with a wrist injury, the Bears must regroup and work with a new left guard, Edwin Williams.
Left guard Chris Williams was placed on injured reserve Monday and will miss the rest of the season after having wrist surgery Sunday night.
In the wake of the victory, Bears lineman Chris Williams was taken from the game with a hand injury, ultimately having emergency surgery during the second half. With rookie tackle Gabe Carimi also undergoing knee surgery earlier in the week, the Bears offensive line is at a point where it can’t afford any more injuries moving forward.
Chicago Bears’ Olin Kreutz is on a streak of 126 straight starts and that doesn’t look like it will be broken against the Vikings Sunday. Kreutz had missed practice Wednesday and Thursday due to a pulled hamstring.
By Laurence Holmes Last week, the Bears went vintage Lovie Smith in their win against Carolina. They got off the bus running the ball, asked the defense to turn the Panthers over and got solid […]