The NFL is cracking down on the Bears this week.
Legendary Bears center Jay Hilgenberg made no secret of how much he liked going head-up, particularly against defensive tackles who had been No. 1 draft choices coming into the NFL.
Bears rookie offensive tackle Tayo Fabuluje has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Running back Matt Forte and wide receiver Eddie Royal, who are both expected to miss Monday's game in San Diego against the Chargers, also missed practice on Thursday, as did linebacker Pernell Mc
Each week it falls to offensive coordinator Adam Gase and his staff to devise a strategy and the tactics to deal with another NFL defense.