I was so pissed when we were annihilating the saints but refused to take CMC out of the firing line, and continued to let him take the hits instead of Chuba or Royce. I understand he is a very competitive player and wants to be out there to help his team at all costs, but at some point everyone involved has just got to play it smart with him.
Sounds like it could very well happen.
Bouye-Sherman-Taylor as the main CBs out there with Chinn along with Chandler & Franklin flexing in at safety/nickel would be totaly fine in the meantime. We can run our defense the way it's been rolling this year until Horn, Burris, & Hartsfield get back. Crazy how depleted this would see in other years. Just prefer to see Melvin and Elder as major last resorts.