Daily Archives: December 13, 2010

Bears Defense Needs to Be More Versatile to Compete Against the Elite

Dan Pompei made one of his usual astute observations about yesterday’s game for the Chicago Tribune: “The Bears also played a heavy dose of man-to-man, especially against nickel personnel. In fact, they played man on about half the snaps. “They … Continue reading

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Bears Need to Take Close Look at Their Mental Preparation

Mike Mulligan brought up a point for the Chicago Sun-Times that I know is probably running through many people’s minds this morning. “But the thinking was the Bears were beyond this sort of game, yet another in a series of … Continue reading

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The Bears Were at a Disadvantage on the Slick Soldier Field Surface Against the Patriots

There were all kinds of reasons for yesterdays 36-7 debacle against the New England Patriots. ┬áBut I thought Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris came up with one of the main problems that perhaps people aren’t considering in the locker room … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears Vs. Patriots, December 12, 2010

Defense Bears came out playing passive in the cover-2 in the first quarter. They had nickel personnel on the field on first down. The Patriots obviously anticipated what the Bears were going to do and they responded by running the … Continue reading

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