The Chicago Bears Preseason Preview: The Defensive Line

July 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Bears had a busy offseason this past spring especially when free agency arrived.  Their third acquisition of the season was brought to Chicago to help them ignite what had been a less than stellar pass rush. That acquisition was former Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers. Peppers promises to make the defense as a whole that much better thanks to his pass rushing abilities and the way that opposing offenses will now have to account for him.
The Bears haven’t experienced this kind of talent (on the defensive line) since Tommie Harris was in his prime. Remember the days when the opposing offense was forced to double team Harris leaving somebody else open on the defense? Those days are coming back to Chicago.
As long as Peppers doesn’t go into hiding like he has done in the past and remains the same intense performer that concerns opposing offenses the Bears defensive line should do well this season. He is going to open up a lot of opportunities fo...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments