5 changes the Chicago Bears made to beat the Washinton Commanders

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4. The Chicago Bears got heavier in their offensive personnel

Without Chase Claypool, the Chicago Bears wide receiver was starting to get thin again. We know that Velus Jones is a lost cause, and Tyler Scott is still coming along slowly as a rookie. Darnell Mooney is coming back from injury, and this group is not ready to step up.

So, the Chicago leaned into a heavier package. Robert Tonyan started the game, and despite 10 yards, he was third in receiving behind Cole Kmet and, of course, D.J. Moore. Tonyan played a season-high 21 snaps, and his 40 snaps with Claypool out in two weeks is more than the 30 snaps he played in three games while Claypool was active.

Khari Blasingame saw a season-high 26 snaps, 40.6% of the teams offensive snaps. He played 41 snaps the past two weeks after just 17 in the three games prior. That may have been because of the running back injuries as well, but even Marcedes Lewis was in on it.

Lewis played 22 snaps this week, 34.4% of the snaps. He played 43 snaps the past two weeks after 22 in the first three games. It is clear that we are seeing a shift. Is going from Claypool to Lewis, and Blasingame a worthy move for the Chicago Bears?