Category Archives: Game Comments

Quick Game Comments: Bears at Jaguars

Defense The Bears came out mixing it up defensively. It appears that the plan was to press the line of scrimmage with the occasional blitz to confuse quarterback Blaine Gabbert and contain running back Maurice Jones-Drew. They didn’t showing much … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Cowboys

Defense The Cowboys came out running as expected. The game plan was to run, take the short pass and be patient. The Bears played their typical bend but don’t break. They mixed coverages but for the most part they tried … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears Vs. Rams, September 23, 2012

Offense The Bears game plan was pretty solid. They came out running and throwing the short pass to protect the offensive line in pass protection. The Rams came out in a standard 4-3 and played that for most of the … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Packers at Bears, September 13, 2012

Defense The Bears went standard defense, mostly cover two for this game. Nothing fancy. Green Bay responded with all of the standard cover two beaters. They ran the ball and attacked the middle. Unfortunately attacking the middle meant attacking Brian … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Bears Vs Colts

Offense The Colts came out and eventually played pretty standard 3-4 defense. There were some blitzes but nothing really fancy. They did occasionally try to challenge the Bears with tight coverage, especially early. But they were living dangerously and they … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Broncos

Defense Daryl Johnston made the excellent point that the Bears needed to keep Tim Tebow from rolling to his left. They had only limited success. It was very evident that the Bears were determined to limit the run. Lots of … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Chiefs at Bears

Defense The Chiefs came out running against the Bears defense with a couple short passes. This was apparently to take the pressure off of KC quarterback Tyler Palko. They were probably also anticipating a defensive game with Caleb Hanie at … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Chargers at Bears

Offense The Chargers didn’t mess around and put eight in the box on first down immediately. No surprise. They seem to like playing single coverage and you definitely want to make the Bears beat you through the air. That didn’t … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Lions

Defense The Bears played a lot of straight seven in the box with nickel personnel. The poor tackling continues. Very disappointing.  Again, in past year they would have cleaned that up by now. The pass rush was really poor, especially … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Panthers @Bears 10/2/11

Defense For some reason I don’t understand the Bears were giving Steve Smith no apparent extra attention.  Its fairly obvious that Cam Newton depends heavily on him.  I had flash backs to Wes Welker last year. The Bears were playing … Continue reading

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