Competition At Left Guard: Two Underdogs In Louis And Asiata

May 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears offensive line was very shaky last season, and it looks to be much improved this season because of a new face.
Mike Tice, the former Minnesota Vikings head coach joined the Bears staff this offseason to coach the offensive line.
The Bears offensive line is a mixed bag with a lot of young players, but there are a still a couple of solid veterans showing them the ropes.
Every position on the line is set, except for left guard. The left guard position is wide open. Veterans Kevin Shaffer and Josh Beekman are the favorites, but second year pros Lance Louis and Johan Asiata have a shot.
Tice also said he would like to give 7th round pick J'Marcus Webb some reps at left guard.
Mike Tice says Louis and Asiata have been very impressive in practice so far.
Here's what Tice had to say about the young lineman, Louis and Asiata:
“Really pleased with how things have gone to this point with the group. The offensive line group has...

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