The Bears going into Thursday’s game with the Jacksonville Jaguars were already without offensive linemen Eben Britton, Brian de la Puente and Jordan Mills, plus receivers Marq
Chris Conte was on the inactive list after just his first week of practice since offseason shoulder surgery.
BOURBONNAIS — Game performances will still weigh heaviest in settling whether Jimmy Clausen or Jordan Palmer win the job as first-alternate to Jay Cutler.
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – He has been something of a forgotten figure with all of the shuffling and evaluating going on at the far back end of the Bears defense.
Coaches typically adhere to dictums that the best five offensive linemen will start, the best four defensive linemen will start and so on, often with only marginal allowances for assigned position