Hilgenberg sees promise in OL

September, 19, 2011
CHICAGO -- It's hard not to blame the Chicago Bears' offensive line for Sunday's mess.

It's hard not to see disaster coming again for the Bears at the hands of the Green Bay Packers this Sunday. It's hard not to look past the Packers and fear even the Carolina Panther's early offensive potency. And it's especially hard to envision Jay Cutler making it through this NFL season healthy.

But former Bears center Jay Hilgenberg is not panicking. For one, it's because every offensive lineman has been where the Bears were Sunday.

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Melissa Isaacson

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for espnW.com, ESPN Chicago and ESPN.com. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.



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