There are other unknowns, too.
A big one is whether Williams can rediscover the form that made him a Pro Bowl receiver under offensive coordinator Mike Martz in Detroit. He’s seeking some redemption after 2 1/2 disappointing seasons in Dallas.
“He is going to be dynamic for us,” Cutler said. “He is going to be good. He is very steady, very consistent in his routes. You know where he’s going to be. He knows the offense.”
With Williams going deep and Spaeth at tight end, the offense could have more of a Martz feel to it. That doesn’t necessarily mean “The Greatest Show On Sod” will be playing at Soldier Field, but the Bears might try to open up their offense more _ if the blocking holds up.
On defense, there aren’t too many major concerns. Depth at linebacker is one, but a group that ranked ninth overall and second against the run in 2010 is deep up front. The Bears re-signed tackle Anthony Adams and brought in Amobi Okoye and Vernon Gholston, hoping they deliver on the promise that made them top 10 draft picks.
“I think we could be great,” Peppers said. “I think if everybody continues to work and continues to grind like we have been doing, I think the sky’s the limit for this group because we have so much depth and so many guys who can play.”
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