None of Matt Eberflus, Ryan Poles, or Justin Fields have been able to beat the Green Bay Packers yet. The front office duo is 0-2, while the quarterback is 0-4. However, this is a new Green Bay team, and the Chicago Bears have been preaching all year that this is a new roster and franchise view as well.
If the Chicago Bears want to beat the Green Bay Packers, the following must come true.
3. Can the Chicago Bears protect Justin Fields?
If the Chicago Bears want to beat the Green Bay Packers, it has to start up front. While the Packers have had the better quarterback for years in this matchup, they have also dominated the line play, which goes underrated.
The Bears have not been able to put out a competent offensive line in a couple of years, and while this year should be one of the best units they have, it also comes with a share of questions. Darnell Wright was a great investment, but he is a rookie, and his debut will be against Rashan Gary. Welcome to the NFL.
Nate Davis is a solid signing, but he has not played in the preseason. This will take adjusting because he has a rookie to the right of him and is shuffling at center as this article publishes. Right now, the thought is that Lucas Patrick will play center. Still, Patrick, Davis, and Wright have had about a week to work together, and that is all.
Cody Whitehair and Braxton Jones have worked with each other, but Whitehair spent the summer at center, and now has to move to guard. The stability is a fifth-round pick who was up and down as a rookie and needs to take a big step in year two. If this unit can hold up, they will probably beat Green Bay. If these questions start to rise, we will see another loss.