By Andrew Link
The Chicago Bears are coming off of the bye and sitting atop the NFC North at 3-1. On Sunday afternoon, they will be taking the field in South Beach against the Miami Dolphins. This game presents possibly the biggest test of the season for the Bears new-look offense. The Dolphins secondary is a far cry from the undermanned and overwhelmed secondary of their Sunshine State companions.
The better news is, this Dolphins offense is probably the worst they have faced outside of the Arizona Cardinals, so the defense should have fun. The Dolphins’ offensive line is banged up and poor. Ryan Tannehill has a bum throwing shoulder, which could mean we see Brock Osweiler at some point. Either way, I would expect another banner day from this stellar Bears defense.
Here is my list of players to keep an eye on Sunday afternoon.
Charles Leno Jr. & Bobby Massie: The pass protection is going to be the absolute most important thing for the offense this week. With Cameron Wake likely not playing, I would guess that the Dolphins are going to blitz heavily, as they did last week. Robert Quinn was also very destructive in the first half against the Bengals. I am not as worried about Leno because he has the feet to cut off a speed rusher, but does Massie? If the Dolphins move Quinn around the defense to get match-ups, keep an eye on him, as he is by far the biggest threat in their...