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.
Last offseason, Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio cited Jeremiah Ratliff as the one defensive lineman at the requisite performance level needed in the developing defensive scheme.
The Bears signed veteran center Will Montgomery to a one-year deal in the offseason, to stabilize the offensive line with someone familiar with coordinator Adam Gase from their days with the Denve
The future of the Bears – the future of any NFL team, really – will turn ultimately on the abilities of GM Ryan Pace and his staff to draft players of impact.