Chilo Rachal


This is the fifth in a series looking back at the Bears' 2013 season, by position.


Still being under a contract paying him $5 million in its final year certainly afforded Lovie Smith the chance to reassess life, professional and otherwise.


We're one week shy of the official halfway point of the Bears' season, but because the team is off, why not use this bye week quiet time as a good time to evaluate things at the "halfway" point?


If general manager Phil Emery (and former offensive coordinator/line coach Mike Tice) can be faulted for poor personnel evaluations on the 2012 Bears offensive line — Emery passed on drafting for


Offensive lineman Edwin Williams, at one point viewed as a possible alternative to Olin Kreutz at center, was among the Bears’ roster cuts Friday morning.