10 questions Chicago Bears must answer against Washington Commanders week 5

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1. Can the Chicago Bears secondary slow down the Washington Commanders wide outs?

The Chicago Bears secondary is coming into the game with major injuries across the board. Both safeties may be out this week, and the only week one starter at cornerback will be Tyrique Stevenson, the rookie. So, Stevenson has to square off with Terry McLaurin, Jahan Dotson, and Curtis Samuel.

Terell Smith will join Stevenson on the outside, and Greg Stroman will get another start in the slot. Teams have been picking on the linebackers so much that the corners were spared last week, but Smith has been up and down to start his career despite a strong first start. This will be a big test, and Washington will come at him.

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McLaurin plays solely outside, but Dotson and Samuel will take time in the slot against Stroman. Washington appears to have a lot of advantages on the offensive side, but the Bears do, too. We will see how this game plays out.