There is the old football adage, "The game is won in the trenches," and that is most certainly the case for the 2009 Chicago Bears. But so far, the offensive line has not lived up to expectations. Obviously, there first two games were played against powerhouses in the Packers and Steelers, but if those games are any indication, Jay Cutler and Matt Forte could be in for a long season. While Cutler has only been sacked three times through the first two games, he has had to scramble on many occasions and looks to be under pressure on almost every play. In the Steelers game, Cutler threw at least seven passes off his back foot as he was moving away from the rush. The good thing is, he still has a rocket for an arm even when backpedaling. In contrast to that, there were several times wher ...
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