Chicago Bears: Writing on the Wall for Gabe Carimi

May 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While many Chicago Bears fans and probably even some in the front office have held out hope that Gabe Carimi could cash in on the potential that made him a first-round pick, it now appears obvious that the Bears need to move on.
Carimi's first full year in Chicago was a bust. He graded out as the third worst pass-blocking tackle on Pro Football Focus (subscription required) and the eighth-worst overall.
The hope was that new offensive coordinator/line coach Aaron Kromer could get more out of Carimi, but he isn't getting the opportunity to work with him. Carimi attended the team's minicamp, but is now sitting out their organized team activities, according to ESPN Chicago's Jeff Dickerson.
Perhaps Carimi sees the writing on the wall. 
According to the Bears' team website, he wasn't working with the starters in their first minicamp. Instead, the Bears had free-agent signing Matt Slauson and 2012 undrafted free agent James Brown as the starting guards while J'Marcu...

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