Chicago Bears Up Close: The Tackles and Centers

April 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Bears' struggles on the offensive line have been well documented over the past couple of seasons.  Not since the 2006 season, when they lost the Super Bowl, have they had stability at the offensive tackle position.
Now, heading into the 2010 NFL season, uncertainty remains at the tackle spot.
At the left tackle position, third-year tackle Chris Williams finally made his way into the starting spot after suffering a back injury during his first year with the team and then having to switch from right to left tackle.  He is finally ready to start and should be a fixture at the position for several years to come.
All together, Williams played in every game for the Bears in 2009 and managed to stay injury-free, which was crucial for the line last season.  He was moved to right tackle following the acquisition of Orlando Pace last off season, but with Pace now gone, Williams will be firmly entrenched as the starter at the left tackle position.
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