Until this week, Campbell really hadn’t worked with the starters in practice since training camp.
How fast he can get on the same page with the rest of the starters remains to be seen, even if the players don’t expect any problems there.
In particular, it'll be interesting to see how the dynamic between the star receiver and the quarterback changes. Cutler has a long history with Marshall from their days in Denver and has been leaning on him.
‘‘I can’t make up for four years that they've been together,’’ Campbell said. ‘‘But at the same time, you can see that on the field, when they play together, they see certain things together. A lot of that comes from the experience that they have from back in their days in Denver. But for me, just talking to B, we'll pretty much do what we do. At the same time, if we see things, then we see things. But we’re not going to be trying to push the envelope on things that are just not there.’’
Notes: LB Brian Urlacher (coach’s decision) and DT Matt Toeaina (calf) did not practice.
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