The 2013 season for the Chicago Bears defense was a disappointment compared to the success it had enjoyed in recent seasons.
The Bears were dead last against the run in 2013 and finished 30th in total yards. One big reason for their collapse on defense was injuries, particularly to the defensive line.
Henry Melton and Nate Collins were both lost for the season, forcing relative unknowns like Christian Tupou, Zach Minter and Landon Cohen to all find time in the defensive-line rotation.
For every defense, it all starts up front, and the Bears will look to address their defensive line play this offseason.
Here are five of the best options for the Bears to improve that unit.