The norm is for the defensive line to make plays in front of the linebackers and defensive backs so that running backs in particular are not able to come through to the second and third levels bar
Because of Baltimore’s use of nickel personnel most of the game, the Bears went with James Anderson and Jonathan Bostic, with Khaseem Green in limited action.
Josh McCown isn’t the long-term solution at quarterback for the Bears, but with the possible future sidelined with an ankle injury, the veteran quarterback is flourishing in the present.
The run support from the Bears’ second level – rookie linebackers Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene plus veteran James Anderson – broke down at times in the second half of the loss to the Detroit Lion
Phil Emery was hired in large part to upgrade and return to building the Bears through the draft.