Carimi, a first-round draft pick last year, confirmed the decision Thursday. Jonathan Scott is expected to replace Carimi at right tackle. Chris Spencer will take over for Rachal, who made the journey from Milan to Minsk and back to Chicago.
All of the change cames just days after the San Francisco 49ers manhandled the Bears in San Francisco.
It speaks volumes about the failure of the Bears' organization to build an offensive line when it has to bench a first-round pick in his second season.Follow Gregg Rosenthal on Twitter @greggrosenthal.