Tuesday provided an opportunity for John Groce to vault his 2015 recruiting class into the stratosphere, but that didn't happen.
The defense was still without Jonathan Bostic (back) and Lance Briggs (ribs), two of their top four linebackers, but the unit had Shea McClellin back on the strong-side a
The returns of Jonathan Bostic from a back strain, Lance Briggs from a rib injury suffered in Carolina and D.J.
With the return to practice of Shea McClellin from a broken hand suffered in practice before the New York Jets game, the Bears have a “problem” at linebacker.
This time a year ago, the Bears were no worse off than they were on Sunday in Atlanta.