Category Archives: Game Comments

Game Comments: Dolphins at Bears 10/19/14

Defense The Bears defense game out playing mostly cover 1. They were trying to stop the run with the standard 6 or 7 in the box (depending on the personnel) and they were getting run over. They eventually had to … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Falcons 10/12/14

Offense The Bears have had a lot of trouble with zone defenses, especially the cover two. But to my great surprise the Falcons came out in man defense. They were only playing zone on third down. Personally I thought it … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Panthers 10/5/14

Defense The Bears came out looking to stop the run early, keeping an extra player near the line of scrimmage with three wide receivers and a back on the field. I thought the Bears got more pressure on the quarterback … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Packers at Bears 9/28/14

Offense The Bears came out ready to establish the run. The Packers knew it and keyed on Forte but stayed with a standard seven in the box. So the Bears were able to get it going. They also came out … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at 49ers 9/14/14

Offense Start on the ground. The 49ers played straight up seven in the box and stopped it. The 49ers keyed on Forte and just didn’t let him do much of anything. Bears had slightly more success in the short passing … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Buffalo at Chicago 9/7/14

Defense The Bills came out running which is the natural thing to do when facing what was one of the worst run defenses in the NFL. They didn’t hide it with some straight out power run formations and the Bears … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Bears at Seahawks 8/22/14

I thought I saw some good penetration from the defensive line. They just weren’t getting the results they needed from it. Russell Wilson had a lot to do with that. The key is a disciplined pass rush that traps him … Continue reading

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Game Comments (in Advance): Packers at Bears

Unfortunately with the Bears move from a noon kickoff Sunday to 3:30 PM, I will miss the game.  I have a flight back into Chicago scheduled late that afternoon.  It was set up many months ago and was going to … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Eagles

Offense The Bears came out trying to run the ball and got nowhere against the Eagles defense that was physical at the point of attack.  Eventually the Bears started throwing the ball but that made them one dimensional. The Eagles … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Lions

Defense The Bears were playing a lot of two deep coverage – probably because of Calvin Johnson. Nevertheless, as they have been doing all season, they didn’t hesitate to sneak an eighth guy up into the box whenever they suspected … Continue reading

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