The very good news for the Chicago offense is that it is getting Brandon Marshall back after several weeks of diminished receiving capacity.
The consequences of injuries on the Bears’ offensive line have not been dire but they have been apparent.
The first quarter of the 2014 Bears season already has an anomaly in the tradition of the Bears losing all five 2013 games in which Alshon Jeffery compiled 100 or more receiving yards.
No. 1 Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams has not practiced this week because of an ankle injury in a Week 4 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. No.
Left tackle Jermon Bushrod, limited in practice on Wednesday with a knee issue, was held out of practice altogether on Thursday, with Michael Ola spending some time working at left tackle.