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Bears vs Buccaneers: Takeaways from the snap counts, stats, and more

This one was U-g-l-y and there was no alibi for the offensive game plan the Chicago Bears trotted out there against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sure losing your starting right tackle hours before kickoff was unfortunate, but even if he was able to play, Elijah Wilkinson surely would have needed some help against the Bucs’ talented edge rushers. So not providing any help for Lachavious Simmons in his first career start was criminal.

The Bears have a rookie quarterback, but they aren't putting him in the best possible situation for success. I’m not saying you simplify the offense for Justin Fields, I’m saying you simplify the offense because the pass protection is struggling.