Originally written on Midway Illustrated  |  Last updated 11/15/14
The Chicago Bears began trimming down their roster with cuts over the weekend dropping down to 76 cuts with one more to drop before the deadline Tuesday.  One of the most polarizing figures on the roster survived the first round of cuts, but it's debatable on whether he should survive the second round of cuts.  Offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb is one of the most talented offensive linemen on the team but during the Friday night game against the Oakland Raiders, it was clear that Webb has quit on the team. Some people argue about Webb's skills, his ability and his focus all legitimate concerns, but Webb seems to have quit.  Despite being a player who should have a strangle hold on the starting right tackle spot, Webb was benched in favor of a fifth round rookie.  The question arises why was Webb benched, at this point it's more than beyond fair to call Webb a failure.  He is a failure primarily to take advantage of his immense skill set for an offensive tackle.  He has the size and skill to be great, but instead chooses not to care.  Webb quit on his team in the third preseason game of the season against the Oakland Raiders.  Never mind the two false start penalties and a holding penalty that can be argued mental lapses, no Webb has flat out quit trying.  There was absolutely zero effort on Webb's part no hustle, no aggression absolutely no care on his part and it was evident on a whole different level.  In this photo you can see Webb chasing the linbacker on the outside running play because there was a failure on Webb's part to hustle to the second level and engage the linebacker.  Instead he's left to chase after the strong-side backer.  The conundrum in this is whether the Bears should outright cut Webb in favor of Eben Britton and the oft injured and can never get healthy Jonathan Scott.  Physically Webb is better than Britton and Scott, but mentally Webb is a notch above Forrest Gump in I.Q. level.  Perhaps Webb quit a long time ago, or maybe his recent demotion to the second team left tackle/swing tackle role hurt his psyche, we'll never know.  But what is clear that if the Bears cut Webb they take a major risk that if either of the starters go down they will be left with one player with a gimpy knee and one player who is clearly incapable.  Webb is capable but no longer cares and that more than anything is the worst possible thing you can have out of any football player.  A player who doesn't care can lead to someone else getting hurt and that is completely unacceptable more than anything we have seen in Webb's career.
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