After using their franchise tag for each of the past two offseasons – on running back Matt Forte in 2012, defensive tackle Henry Melton in 2013 – and signing quarterback Jay Cutler to a long-term
They won’t be going directly against each other, but the offensive lines of the Bears and Detroit Lions right now are the two best in the NFL. You could look it up.
Playing the Bengals should help ready the Bears for visiting the Detroit Lions in a few weeks.
There was plenty of praise thrown around following the Bears come-from-behind victory over the Bengals in Sunday's season opener, but none may have been bigger than what Jay Cutler told his rookie
“Pass Protection Conscious”