Originally written on Bears Beat  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Carson Palmer is not a mobile quarterback, so the interior of the Bears defensive line needs to make him uncomfortable in the pocket. A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Oakland Raiders. 1. Stop the run The Raiders have become a more rounded team since acquiring quarterback Carson Palmer mid-season, but their offense still goes as its running game does. Oakland has the No. 3 rushing offense in the NFL with Darren McFadden and Michael Bush. McFadden is the more dynamic of the two backs but he has been out with a foot injury since Week 7. If he can’t go, Bush is more than capable of shouldering the load as he averages 4.3 yards per carry and has scored 5 touchdowns this year. Taking away the opponent’s strength and limiting the amount of time the Bears defense is on the field will be vital in the final six games of the season. 2. Don’t get predictable on offense Jay Cutler is down right now and the reigns have been passed to Caleb Hanie, who has never started an NFL gam...
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