Key Matchup: Bears Pass Rush Against Raiders Offensive Line

The Bears defensive line didn’t put together a very good performance last week against San Diego.
They didn’t really get much pressure on Chargers QB Phillip Rivers until the fourth quarter.
Defensive end Israel Idonije led the defensive line with five tackles.
Amobi Okoye, Henry Melton, Stephen Paea and Corey Wootton all had one tackle each.
Julius Peppers was pretty quiet not showing up on the stat sheet.
He leads the Bears in sacks this season with six, but disrupts quarterbacks in other ways than that.
He gets pressures and hits on quarterbacks and those don’t show up on the box score after a game.
The defense has 18 sacks through 11 games, which ranks 26th in the NFL.
The Bears try not to blitz much, they really just put pressure on quarterbacks with their front four.
Peppers is the most consistent pass rusher on the defense, but others have stepped up at times.
Henry Melton (4.0 sacks) has been used

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