The Bears secondary should feel relatively familiar with what it sees when the San Francisco 49ers break the huddle.
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore was a teammate of Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams at Miami.
In the aftermath of the Bears’ 23-20 to the Buffalo Bills, Willie Young suddenly had had enough nitpicking problems: “Maybe one guy was out of his gap,” the defensive end said.
What the Bears didn’t show in preseason looms potentially as large or larger in their outlook than what they did display, which wasn’t much.
An ongoing issue of the offseason was whether Jon Bostic and Shea McClellin would step in as starting linebackers and play to their seeds as No. 2 and No. 1 draft choices.