Chicago Bears: 3 players that can help pass rush situation

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Lamarr Houston

One of the easiest options is to just bring back Lamarr Houston. He spent most of the season with the Houston Texans, after the Bears cut him following the preseason. Well, on November 29th, 2017 the Bears brought back Houston on a one-year deal. Why? There were a lot of injuries to the outside linebackers. Shocker.

In Houston’s first game back against Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers, Houston got a sack. He actually came up with five sacks in five games. In 2016, he led the Bears in sacks with eight. So, he’s proven to have success in defensive coordinator Vic Fangio’s system.

He knows the scheme and the players on the team, which would make his addition to the defense seamless. The nice thing about Houston is not only can he provide pass rush, but he’s also stout against the run game.

Houston should have never been cut last preseason, because he was actually showing the ability to consistently rush the quarterback. He got hurt in the last preseason game, and I believe we all thought the injury looked worse than it actually was.

Ryan Pace needs to give his agent a call and get a deal done, because Houston would be perfect for what this defense needs.