Chicago Bears Roster: 5 positions which improved in 2021

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Chicago Bears Roster: Offensive line improved in 2021

Everyone calm down about the Bears’ offensive line. The only real issue right now is the fact that the starting unit has not played much together over the course of camp and the preseason. It might take a couple of games, but the 2021 starting five is much better than the group the Bears had last season.

Germain Ifedi is much better at tackle than he was at guard, where he started a season ago. The Bears then essentially have swapped Charles Leno and Bobby Massie for All Pro Jason Peters and Ifedi at the tackles.

Inside, the Bears are rolling with the three guys most responsible for David Montgomery’s breakout at the end of the 2020 campaign: Cody Whitehair, Sam Mustipher and James Daniels.

The way Montgomery ended last season gives a lot of hope to the Bears’ run game this season, and Chicago only improved at tackle, overall. Once rookie Teven Jenkins returns (possible this season), the group as a whole looks much better. Also, don’t forget about Elijah Wilkinson, who provides a very solid depth piece at tackle.