A secondary unit thinned by injuries could be of primary importance for the Chicago Bears this week as the slumping defending NFC champs prepare for a Detroit Lions' offense that makes no pretense about its desire to put the ball in the air.
Released by the Chicago Bears late last week, itinerant quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan, regarded as the top player in NFL Europa this spring, has scored yet another chance to prove that he belongs in big leagues.
In the past, the NFL was reluctant to punish so swiftly, so sternly. Not anymore. Roger Goodell's lengthy suspensions of Pacman Jones and Chris Henry sent a much-needed message to the players, writes Len Pasquarelli.