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It has been said before and will be said again: The Chicago Bears have a horrible offensive line.
The team has given up the third most sacks in the NFL and while their efforts have improved over the past few weeks, they can't afford to get complacent.
Mike Tice, the Bears' offensive line coach, deserves credit for trying to turn this bunch of mostly incompetent back-up players into an actual NFL offensive line.
Chicago has also done a nice job of mixing two tight end sets into the offense to give Jay Cutler max protection and allow him more time to make reads downfield.
This offensive line has clearly improved since Week 1, but still aren't close to being good enough to get this team to the playoffs.
Martz will have to go against his own ways—start running the ball, using shortened routes and short drop backs—to help Cutler get rid of the ball quicker. It's going to be very interesting to see if Mike Martz can continue to protect his quarterback by changing his core beliefs about running a successful NFL offense.
If Martz can swallow his pride and keep Matt Forte running the ball, the offensive line will look a lot better and the team will win more games in the second half of the season.