1. Montez Sweat gets a rematch with Detroit Lions stud Penei Sewell
Montez Sweat has faced a group of high-end right tackles since the Chicago Bears acquired him. He started off against Ryan Ramcyzk before facing Taylor Moton, Penei Sewell, and Brian O’Neill. Despite that, he has 18 pressures and three sacks over the last four weeks. That is impressive stuff.
Sweat has one of his sacks against the Detroit Lions, put he also just had one of his 18 pressures in that game, as Penei Sewell got the better of him in that matchup. Sewell is a good bet to be first-team All-Pro at right tackle this year, so there is no shame in losing this matchup. Still, the Chicago Bears will need to get a bigger day out of Sweat if they want to beat Detroit.
If not, they have to lean on Yannic Ngakoue and DeMarcus Walker against Taylor Decker. Walker has been hot in recent weeks, while Nagkoue has not. Do the Bears play Walker more and hope that he can get a push, knowing that Sweat will be in a dog fight this week?
Sunday will be a chance to see Sweat against one of the best, and we may be seeing him at his best as well.