It is a little unusual for a team not to start its No. 1 wide receiver, especially when it was that team’s top draft choice, but then Tavon Austin is a little unusual.
Every week the spotlight has been wrenched over to an opposing running back having his way with the Bears’ run defense, or lack of.
Defensive tackle Stephen Paea is out for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams but the Bears will have starting defensive end Shea McClellin and nickel back Isaiah Frey.
The key for the Bears winning with Josh McCown (and Jay Cutler before him) has been the absence of turnovers.
Sometimes the NFL “mics” up players, getting natural sound. They might want to get some Josh McCown sound sooner rather than later.