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Chicago Bears Depth Chart: Ted Larsen is the #1 Center

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... for now.

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The latest depth chart for the Chicago Bears is out and with the team set to play the Houston Texans in just 5 days, this one is probably is a bigger deal than the few the team released during the preseason.

But until head coach John Fox leads him team out onto Houston’s NRG Stadium on Sunday, things still could change.

As of right now the big news is on the offensive line with Ted Larsen listed as the #1 center and newcomer Josh Sitton starting at left guard. Sitton’s place was a given, but Larsen will have to hold off rookie Cody Whitehair, formerly the starting left guard and now the #2 center.

Mike Adams is listed as the swing tackle (#2RT/#2LT) and that worries me a bit. He looked bad during the preseason games.

New tight end Logan Paulsen is third behind starter Zach Miller and #2 Greg Scruggs. Paulsen is a good blocker, but unlike some blocking TEs, he has decent hands.

Here’s how their offense stacks up.
(Listed as the #1, #2 and #3)

WR - Alshon Jeffery, Deonte Thompson, Cameron Meredith

TE - Zach Miller, Greg Scruggs, Logan Paulsen

RT - Bobby Massie, Mike Adams

RG - Kyle Long, Eric Kush

C - Ted Larsen, Cody Whitehair

LG - Josh Sitton, Ted Larsen

LT - Charles Leno, Mike Adams

QB - Jay Cutler, Brian Hoyer

RB - Jeremy Langford, Ka'Deem Carey, Jordan Howard

WR - Kevin White, Eddie Royal, Joshua Bellamy

FB - Paul Lasike

On defense the only interesting thing is rookie Deiondre' Hall listed as a #2 corner, so if Kyle Fuller or Tracy Porter can’t go on Sunday, the youngster could be thrown into the fire.

Here’s how their Defense stacks up.
(Listed as the #1, #2, #3, etc)

DE - Akiem Hicks, Cornelius Washington

NT - Eddie Goldman, Will Sutton

DE - Mitch Unrein, Jonathan Bullard

OLB - Lamarr Houston, Leonard Floyd

ILB - Jerrell Freeman, Jonathan Anderson, Nick Kwiatkoski

ILB - Danny Trevathan, Christian Jones

OLB - Willie Young, Sam Acho

CB - Tracy Porter, Bryce Callahan, Sherrick McManis, Jacoby Glenn

S - Harold Jones-Quartey, Deon Bush

S - Adrian Amos, Chris Prosinski, DeAndre Houston-Carson

CB - Kyle Fuller, Deiondre' Hall, Cre'Von LeBlanc

On special teams, it does look odd not seeing Robbie Gould listed as the kicker. Also I can’t imagine the Bears would want their only slot wide receiving option lining up as the punt returner.

Here’s how they list their special teamers.

P - Pat O'Donnell

K - Connor Barth

LS - Patrick Scales

H - Pat O'Donnell

KR - Deonte Thompson

PR - Eddie Royal

What are your thoughts on the week one depth chart?