When the Chicago Bears take on the Las Vegas Raiders, it will be a game that is won in the trenches. After breaking down the Bears' offensive line, what does the defensive line bring to the table against this front?
3. Does Chicago Bears edge DeMarcus Walker have an advantage against the Las Vegas Raiders?
If the Las Vegas Raiders have a weak spot on their offensive line right now, it has to be Jermaine Eluemunor. He has had two really poor games, although you could excuse it due to the fact that he took on T.J. Watt and Khalil Mack in two straight weeks. Still, after he allowed 11 pressures in those two games, the Raiders have started to rotate Thayer Munford with Eluemenor.
So, they have a starter on shaky ground, and he may get pulled, which could take him out of his groove. The question is whether the Chicago Bears can take advantage. When the Bears signed DeMarcus Walker, he was looked at as a rotational rusher and not the leader of the group. As of now, he is leading the group, though.
Walker has 10 of his 19 pressures in the past two weeks, showing that things are starting to come together in his new role with his new team. In week five, he had an easier matchup with Andrew Wylie, but Brian O'Neill was a tough duel for Walker, and he held his own.
All of a sudden, it is easy to talk yourself into Walker beating the combination of right tackles that the Chicago Bears present.