Category Archives: Game Comments

Quick Game Comments: Bears at Buccaneers 12/27/15

Offense Tampa Bay played a familiar Lovie Smith-style bend but don’t break defense but the blitzed more than is usual, presumably to put pressure on the somewhat weak Bears offensive line. It was reasonably effective. The Bears responded by trying … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Vikings 12/20/15

Offense The Bears tried to run their usual ball control offensive game plan. They came out in a double tight end set and tried to establish the run. They eventually found that wasn’t working and tried spreading the field instead … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Redskins at Bears 12/13/15

Defense Washington came out running on first down as they worked their way down the field for their first touchdown. That was the game plan – run on the Bears and wear them down. They were up and down, of … Continue reading

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Game Comments: 49ers at Bears 12/6/15

Defense The 49ers came out with a conservative offensive game plan with Blaine Gabbert at quarterback. It was mostly dump offs and runs for much of the game with very little downfield until the game winner. The 49ers had a … Continue reading

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Very Quick Comments: Bears at Packers 11/27/15

Both the best and the worst thing about watching football on Thanksgiving is that you get to watch it with family. Surrounded by almost 20 of the closest people in the world to me, many of whom grew up watching … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Broncos at Bears 11/22/15

Offense The Bears came out trying to run from the start with a triple tight end set. The Broncos were having none of it and did a good job stopping the it. I thought maybe the Bears had slightly more … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Bears at Rams 11/15/15

Defense The Rams came out with the expected game plan. Lots of short passes to the tight end and the running back out of the backfield to take advantage of the Bears lack of speed at linebacker. They also tried … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Chargers 11/9/15

Offense Though it wasn’t all through the air, the Bears spread it out a bit more than usual early with fewer double tight end sets and with Martellus Bennett in the back field rather than right at the line of … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Vikings at Bears 11/1/15

Defense Kyle Fuller was given the assignment of covering Vikings break out wide receiver Stephon Diggs for a good part of this game though Tracy Porter did have him on occasion. Both did a reasonable job all in all. Diggs … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Lions 10/18/15

Defense The Lions come out mixing it up and playing well. They sustained a good, long drive starting at their own 20 yard line and ending with a touchdown. In contrast to recent weeks, they looked ready to play and … Continue reading

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