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Bears considering having Kyle Long and Josh Sitton switch spots

Bears considering having Kyle Long and Josh Sitton switch spots
Published On: Tue, Jun 13
January 28, 2016; Kahuku, HI, USA; Team Rice tackle Kyle Long of the Chicago Bears (75, left) high-fives guard Josh Sitton of the Green Bay Packers (71) during the 2016 Pro Bowl practice at Turtle Bay Resort. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Kyle Long is a three-time Pro Bowler but could be playing a third position in three years if the Chicago Bears decide to follow through with whats been discussed since OTAs.

Tuesday at the teams first minicamp workout, John Fox confirmed the Bears are considering switching Long and Josh Sitton in the lineup. Should that happen, Long would relocate to left guard and Sitton would bounce to the right side.

You want flexibility, Fox said Tuesday, via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, at Halas Hall in Lake Forest. You dont want as much flexibility as we had to use a year ago because we had to play so many guys due to injury. But were messing around with (Sitton) and Kyle both playing opposite sides. Well get those looks in camp. We (have) plenty of time.

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