After last Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Chicago Bears coaching staff and the media machine that helps coach Bears coaches about what to say, (mainly say as little as possible) after the loss. Bears coaches as usual obliged and the message coming out of Halas Hall became clear. Yes the offensive line struggled against Seattle with picking up blitzes from the outside, yes E. Williams and J'Marcus Webb are young O-Linemen. They are going to struggle as first year starters, but the problems on the offensive line go beyond that.
No matter which offensive line rotation the Bears run out there they have struggled period. To simply state that the problem is because of youth or for the media to speculate that it's because Mike Tice runs too many protection schemes and it's scheme overload ignores the basic point.
The basic point is this there is no one on the offensive line that belongs as a starter in the NFL at the position they currently play. Example one, Chris Williams is not an offensive guard and he should not be starting as a left guard. Offensive guards have to be nasty and mean and not be so tall and upright so they don't get their asses kicked in the game of leverage. Williams has absolutely no mean streak in him, and he's been exposed for lacking a mean streak at the offensive tackle position. Williams lacks the physical make up for a guard and it's mistake for him to be playing there.
However all we hear this week is that this group needs time together and gel, that it needs time to develop within this offense. Lovie Smith says it so it must be true and that's what the media reports instead of believing what they see with their own two eyes.
This is what I as a blocker want you as a fan to do, don't believe me and what I write about, take what I write and apply it to what you see on your own. Most of us see this problem, most of see that the Bears lack talent on the offensive line and that they need to rebuild the entire front five starting in 2011.