3 matchups to watch for Chicago Bears offensive line vs Las Vegas Raiders

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When the Chicago Bears take on the Las Vegas Raiders, there will be plenty of battles in the trenches. Which areas do the Bears have the advantage, and where might they struggle this weekend?

3. The Chicago Bears RT Darnell Wright will face Maxx Crosby from the Las Vegas Raiders

Maxx Crosby is entering this game as one of the best pass rushers in the NFL. He leads the NFL in pressures created, per PFF, and is in the top ten in any pass-rushing metric you can find this season. Crosby spends the majority of his snaps against the right tackle, and that is unlikely to change this weekend.

It is nothing against Crosby, but the competition he has faced has not been the toughest yet. We are not over-rating Darnell Wright, but he will be one of the better tackles Crosby has faced. Last week, he took on Vederian Lowe, a backup that everyone picks on.

He beat up on Zach Tom and Trey Pipkins. Chukwuma Okorafor of the Steelers and Spencer Brown of the Buffalo Bills are not the team's top linemen, and neither is Mike McGlinchey on the Broncos. In the case of McGlinchey, it was his first game on a new team. So, overall, you could make the case that Zach Tom is the best right tackle that Crosby has faced.

Meanwhile, Darnell Wright has faced off with Rashan Gary, Montez Sweat, and Danielle Hunter so far this season. Crosby may still be the toughest he has faced, but Wright may be more prepared than we think. The one issue is that Wright is much better against power than speed, and while Crosby can do both, his bendy body is the type of rusher that can beat Wright.