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Second year offensive tackle Gabe Carimi was benched a little over a quarter of the way through the season, in favor of free agent pickup Jonathan Scott. Scott was cut after a few years unsuccessful years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and then signed by the Bears when it became apparent that Chris Williams was going to be cut.
Scott came in and was the starter for the final five games of the season at the right tackle spot and now heads to free agency. The question with Scott now becomes, is he worth retaining or should the Bears do something to upgrade the position?
According to ProFootballFocus in 175 pass block snaps, Scott allowed one sack five hits and 14 QB pressures on the season. The 175 pass snaps equate to around 31-percent of the total pass snaps the Bears had on the season. If you were to project that total over the course of the season, Scott would have allowed three sacks, 15 hits and 42 QB pressures on the season. That estimated total is two sacks less ...
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