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More sacks for Bears' Khalil Mack? Cardinals rule out starting right tackle

Sep 21, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

Four questions as the Bears prepare to play the Cardinals, who they've beaten four times in five chances in the Valley of the Sun:

How many sacks for Khalil Mack?

Friday, they ruled out the man tasked with doing just that: veteran right tackle Andre Smith, who has an elbow injury.

The Cardinals were concerned about blocking the Bears' new pass rusher all week.

Taking the place of Smith, who has played 100 games in the NFL, is backup John Wetzel, who has played 20.

Earlier this week, Cardinals coach Steve Wilks said Smith was "smart in understanding how to counter" some of Mack's moves. Wetzel, though, has never faced ...