The question for the Bears defense and coordinator Mel Tucker is now whether they will replace three-technique Henry Melton with Nate Collins, Stephen Paea, Julius Peppers or anyone else.
Andy Dalton has gotten overshadowed, unfairly perhaps. There was Colin Kaepernick, a second-round pick in the 2011 draft, dashing about and getting his San Francisco 49ers into a Super Bowl.
Brandon Marshall has been one of the top receivers in the NFL since he entered the league as a fourth-round selection out of the University of Central Florida.
For the second straight day the Bears filed an injury report with exactly zero names on it as “limited” or “did not participate” in practice.