2013 had its fair share of ups-and-downs for the Chicago Bears. The season began with a 3-0 start before the team was decimated by injuries and the team sputtered during the middle of the season before losing to the Green Bay Packers in Week 17 when they had a chance to clinch the NFC North title.
Many players took giant leaps in 2013, including wide receiver Alshon Jeffery who finished sixth in the league with 1,421 yards receiving, as well as first round pick Kyle Long, who had a solid season and was named a Pro Bowl alternate (h/t CBS Chicago).
Despite the progression of players like Jeffery and Long, there are still plenty of positions on the Chicago roster that need to be improved next season.
Here are where five Chicago Bears stars need to improve in 2014.