Not since the Green Bay game in 2012 when his blind side was in the hands of J’Marcus Webb has Jay Cutler been pummeled this badly by a pass rush.
One of the stable givens of the 2013 season obviously was the offensive line, and when 2014 began the same starting five were in place.
When the Heisman Trophy is awarded Saturday, one member of the Bears will be paying particular attention.
Coach Marc Trestman chuckled at the question as to whether the remainder of a lost season would involve playing and evaluating some young members of the roster.
On Monday morning the Chicago Bears signed long snapper Jeremy Cain, who filled in for Patrick Mannelly in two games last season.