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Because of injuries, the Bears have had a carousel of offensive linemen rotating in and out of the lineup. But since he’s been in the league, Cody Whitehair seemed to be the only constant name starting every week for the interior group of linemen.

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While his snaps from center would sometimes become inconsistent, his blocking and leadership never have. As for all positions in the NFL, being able to stay healthy is key. Whitehair has, while it feels like Kyle Long hasn’t been able to play back to back games in a couple years.

But now with a new coaching staff and new strength and conditioning coordinator Long won’t be rushed back and when he finally gets healthy enough to be in the starting lineup he should stay there. With a healthy Long and new rookie James Daniels the interior of this new look Bears offense should be nasty, and no one is happier about that than Jordan Howard and Mitchell Trubisky.