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Tales from the Tape: Cohen & Tupou

Landon Cohen (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

With Bears starter Stephen Paea out, Landon Cohen and Christian Tupou must step up at defensive tackle. We analyze game tape from last week to find out if they are up to the task.

The injury bug continues to deteriorate the Chicago Bears defense. This week starting defensive tackle Stephen Paea, who re-aggravated a turf toe injury, is the victim. He'll sit out Sunday's contest against the St. Louis Rams. This is a big loss, as Paea is by far the team's best interior run stopper. The Rams have flourished on the ground recently, rushing for 500 yards the last three games... Recommended Stories