Blocking for Cutler: Can It Actually Be Done?

July 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Bears offensive line had a tough time protecting new quarterback Jay Cutler last season.  Coming into this season, the line is basically the same as it was last year minus the aging Orlando Pace. 
Also, their new offensive coordinator, Mike Martz, is probably going to be calling a lot more pass plays next season, which means that the line is going to be blocking a lot more.  Can they do it or are the Bears going to be hurting next season?
A lot of the focus on what is wrong with the Bears is centered on their offensive line and perhaps it’s for a good reason. 
The offensive line of 2009 couldn’t block that well running or passing the ball.  Cutler spent a lot of time running around or on his back last season and that has to change this year.  The Bears playoff lives depend on it.
So will the line be better?  If not how can the line get better?  Will Cutler actually be able to throw the ball and not get killed?&...

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