Category Archives: Game Comments

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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Game Comment: Green Bay Packers @ Chicago Bears, January 23, 2011

Defense The Bears came out in the cover two and stuck with it for the most part during the first drive. But I think it quickly became evident that it wasn’t going to work and they started mixing some single … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears V. Seahawks, January 16, 2011

Defense The Bears came out with lots of single coverage with nickel personnel.  They did a good job doing, it, too. A key to the defensive effort was the ability of the Bears to stop the run with seven in … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears Vs. Packers, January 2, 2011

Defense The Bears defense came out with all of the starters and they apparently came to play.  For the most part they played fast and down hill. The defense came out mixing it up and blitzing early.  They did less … Continue reading

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