But with another home game against Washington State looming before a much-needed bye, Tedford's offensive staff has a tough week of work ahead: They must repair quarterback Joe Ayoob's confidence and do a bigger patch job on their injury-riddled offensive line. The
But Tedford spread the blame everywhere, noting Ayoob's protection was just as faulty. He also wasn't pleased with tailback Marshawn Lynch, who spent the second half on the sideline serving Tedford's customary punishment for any player who fumbles two times.
But for all the turnovers, fluke plays, penalties and uncertainty, the Bears might still be undefeated if one of the nation's top offensive lines hadn't developed a litany of injuries. Left tackle Andrew Cameron is out for the year with a torn knee ligament, while guard Aaron Merz and center Marvin Philip are playing hurt. Right tackle Ryan O'Callaghan, the good-humored team leader who's also