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22 Starters in 22 Days: John Tait

22 Starters in 22 Days: John Tait

While the Bears have struggled to find a difference maker at quarterback, protecting the signal caller's blind side hasn't been a problem since John Tait took over the duties at left tackle. The veteran has helped stabilize the offensive line and made the unit among the best in the league.

The Bears surrendered a franchise worst 66 sacks in 2004, but reduced the number to 31 last season. The difference? It started with Tait moving from right to left tackle, which also created an opening for the team to sign veteran Fred Miller in free agency. With bookend tackles and the interior of the offensive line returning, the Bears were able to open holes for the running game and keep the...

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