The Bears will take on the Browns in the last pre-season game before the real games (finally) kick off. What do you need to look for? Read on, my friend.
Will the offense 'fire on all cylinders?': Best buds Jay Cutler and Mike Martz have said all week that the Bears' offense is not what we've seen in the pre-season games. Soon fans will see there is no reason for concern, they say. Talk is cheap, Jay. Let's see it in action.
Are More Injuries Imminent?: Plenty of Bears won't play a single down on Thursday night, including all three starting linebackers, Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs and Nick Roach, who are nursing injuries. Add to that the bevy of Bears who were already injured, and that the season opener is just 10 days later, and it equals most of the starters getting out of the game early, if they play at all. Will they be able to stay healthy tonight?
Will Kristen Cavallari show up in the stands?: OMG? Yes, get excited, Hills fans. The bad girl of Laguna Beach, Kristen Cavallari, has been linked to Jay Cutler. They were seen together in Chicago over the weekend, and Cavallari sported a Bears hat to the airport on Tuesday. If she shows up, let's hope that it doesn't cause the same problems as when Paris Hilton showed up to Soldier Field to cheer on Brian Urlacher.
Stemming the Sack-o-Rama:Can left tackle Chris Williams manage to keep his quarterback upright? Jay Cutler was sacked five times in one half against the Raiders and four times against the Cardinals. That won't do. We'll need to see improved line play immediately.
Scrubs and second string to shine: The Bears must cut down to a 53-man roster by Saturday, so the players on the bubble -- including running backs Garrett Wolfe and Kahlil Bell, receivers Earl Bennett and Juaquin Iglesias -- will get their last chance to impress the Bears brass.