Category Archives: Game Comments

Quick Comments: Bears at Chiefs 10/11/15

Offense As had been their habit, the Bears came out in a double tight end set. They continued to run the ball on first down but limited success forced the to pass predominantly on the other downs. The Bears relied … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Raiders at Bears 10/4/15

Offense The Bears once again came out in a double tight end set, not hiding at all what they wanted to do. The difference this time? On second and seven they threw the ball with Jay Cutler back at quarterback … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Chicago at Seattle 9/27/15

Offense The Bears came out ready to run with triple tight ends on the first possession. They packed into tight formations and made no secret of what they were doing. Of course, the Seahawks were expecting that and were ready … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Late Sunday Afternoon Games

Baltimore – Oakland Oakland surprised me this game by taking Baltimore head on at the line of scrimmage and they competed very well. Quarterback Derek Carr once again had a good game this week (30/46 for 351 yes). Significantly, he … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Cardinals at Bears 9/20/15

Defense The Bears once again, had trouble getting pressure on the quarterback. Palmer took a few hits but generally speaking he looked comfortable in the pocket. This has become a major issue. Palmer was very accurate and looked good. Other … Continue reading

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Quick Comments on the Monday Night Games

Eagles  – Falcons: Sam Bradford didn’t look sharp early. Too many missed passes and miscommunications. This was exacerbated by the job the Falcons did stopping the run. Eagles head coach Chip Kelley gave up on it and decided to lean … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Green Bay at Chicago 9/13/15

Offense The Bears made no secret of their desire to run, starting the game with double tight ends for the first two plays. The Packers, of course, put eight (and sometimes nine) in the box. It was fairly obvious early … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Bears at Vikings 12-28-14

Offense They mixed it up but you knew that Minnesota wasn’t going to make the mistake of playing extensive man-to-man against Jay Cutler and the Bears offense. They came out in the kind of soft zone that has defeated them … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Lions at Bears 12/21/14

Offense I wasn’t very happy with the body language I saw from Martellus Bennett early. I got the impression that he wasn’t too happy with the new offensive situation with Jimmy Clausen at quarterback. I don’t know if he figured … Continue reading

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Game Comments: Saints at Bears 12/15/14

Offense The Bears came out seemingly determined to run the ball. This time both in word and in deed. Three of the first five plays were runs. The sixth play was a nice play action. Cutler was really inaccurate to … Continue reading

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