Originally posted on Bears Beat  |  Last updated 12/31/11
The Bears want to see more from Josh McCown and Kahlil Bell to see if they have futures as the primary backups at their respective positions. A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Vikings on Jan. 1, 2012. Bears offense vs. Vikings defense A pair of Bears just may have made enough of an impression last week against the Packers to to move up the depth chart when the 2012 season rolls around. After four weeks of misery under the guidance of Caleb Hanie, Josh McCown stepped in at quarterback and played admirably. More than anything, he appeared poised in the pocket and didn’t look to get happy feet when the pass rush closed in on him. He received good protection from the offensive line and when the pocket did collapse, he showed enough recognition to step up and out and also scramble for big gains. The other player looking to make his ascension up the depth chart is running back Kahlil Bell, who finished with 121 rushing yards on the day. Why would the Bears cons...
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