EDIT: According to J.J. Stankevitz of NBC Sports Chicago, Bilal Nichols was spotted in the locker room with a cast on his right hand.
If Nichols is out an extended period of time, the team could look to their practice squad where the recently re-signed Abdullah Anderson resides. Anderson made the opening week 53-man roster, but was released to make room for tight end J.P. Holtz. Since Holtz was a free agent when the Bears signed him, they could release him to re-add Anderson this week.
That leaves Akiem Hicks, Eddie Goldman, Roy Robertson-Harris, and Nick Williams as the only healthy defensive lineman for Chicago.
The Bears have used their outside linebackers in a two point stance on four man fronts in the past, or they could play more nickel with only two defensive linemen, so if the heat and altitude starts to get to them they have options.
The best thing the Bears could do is to sustain some drives on offense and get some points though.
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