It was a phone call Kyle Long wasn’t expecting. On two counts.
The state of flux at the edges of the Bears’ offensive line, which has gone on virtually all preseason and parts of the regular season, continued with word that Charles Leno will step in at left t
If Kyle Long is the new right tackle for the Bears or Alshon Jeffery is back starting at wide receiver, it may be Sunday before those things are official.
Throughout this offseason an ongoing evaluation drama was playing out on the right side of the Bears offensive line. On Sunday it reached at least a temporary (and only apparent) conclusion.
Few expect the Bears to open against the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 13 with the identical 53-man roster that was in place at the close of business on Saturday.