Left tackle Charles Leno Jr. doesn’t get a lot of publicity, but veteran offensive line coach Dave Magazu is a huge fan of the 2014 seventh-round draft pick from Boise State.
The offensive line that steps on the field when the Bears open training camp next week will be dramatically different than the one that spent last summer in Bourbonnais.
Charles Leno Jr. is expected to start in place of the injured Jermon Bushrod at left tackle Sunday against the Raiders, while quarterback Jay Cutler and receiver Alshon Jeffery are both listed as questionable.
The Bears on Tuesday agreed to four-year contracts with two more of their draft picks, fourth-round running back Ka'Deem Carey and seventh-round tackle Charles Leno Jr.
Offensive Lineman Charles Leno talks with the media after Tuesday's practice in Bourbonnais.
Larry Mayer checks in with the latest from Bourbonnais as cornerback Tracy Porter records an interception and offensive tackle Charles Leno Jr. receives high praise following the 7th practice of training camp.
Offensive lineman Charles Leno, Jr. addresses the media following OTAs at Halas Hall.
Bears offensive lineman Charles Leno Jr. talks to Lauren Screeden about going from backup to starter.