3 matchups to watch for Chicago Bears DL vs Las Vegas Raiders OL

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1. How will the Chicago Bears interior DL handle the Las Vegas Raiders interior OL?

Andrew Billings will spend most of his time against Greg Van Roten and Andre James. Van Roten comes from Buffalo and is in his first year starting for the Raiders. He has held up well but has not been able to help Josh Jacobs in the run game. Billings is coming in having an excellent season, and his run defense has been impactful. It is fair to think that the Bears may be able to stuff things in the run game, especially when you factor in that Walker will set the edge against the Raiders right tackle.

Considering Van Roten is 34 and a veteran, it would be fun to see him line up against Gervon Dexter for a few snaps as well.

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Justin Jones will primarily match up with Dylan Parham. Parham is a second-year player for the Raiders, and he is starting to come into his own after being selected in the third round. His athletic build may give him a nice matchup against Justin Jones. This also may present a chance to bring in Gervon Dexter, who has a higher foot speed that may challenge Parham more than Jones will.