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dallasbear2

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #315 on: June 07, 2020, 07:14:36 pm »

All valid players to watch no doubt but what about Germain Ifedi.  Aside from QB the offensive line was the most maligned in 2019.  This is the only change that will most likely occur on the O-line.  Maybe Alex Bars also.

And I'm also interested in a couple of the 5th round rookies -    

Trevis Gipson can he be part of the rotation (Bears had Mack and Floyd play too many snaps).

Darnell Mooney can he also get some substantial snaps to add his speed to what was looking like a bunch of possession receivers types with Gabriel let go.  Ginn may impact Mooney's playing time.

BillSharp

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #316 on: June 07, 2020, 11:47:25 pm »
the tape never lies video on Ifedi was surprisingly positive.

You can't really count too much on 5th rounders to do much their rookie year.
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WshflThinking

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #317 on: June 08, 2020, 07:59:58 am »
I agree with Dallas about Ifedi. He should be key to success this year.

dallasbear2

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #318 on: June 08, 2020, 02:55:47 pm »
the tape never lies video on Ifedi was surprisingly positive.

You can't really count too much on 5th rounders to do much their rookie year.

I saw the tape and I saw a player that was inconsistent as a RT.  I think his skills translate much better inside, but you never know he might have to challenge Massie if he struggles.

As for the rookies, I don't count on any of them starting until I see what they can do.  And yes, 5th rounders have more warts than first or second rounders.  But these 2 and even Kindle Vildor (sounds like a character out of Star Wars) have some skills that might surprise.  I think Gipson may have the best shot at some rotational playing time but at this point we know nothing.


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« Reply #320 on: June 14, 2020, 11:03:12 pm »
Of course it was!  I have no doubt it was part of the problem. 

The question is can he be a franchise QB when it is healthy and even if he can be, can he stay healthy.

BillSharp

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #321 on: June 15, 2020, 04:30:10 am »
having a crappy offensive line didn't help.
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dallasbear2

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #322 on: June 15, 2020, 09:28:59 am »
having a crappy offensive line didn't help.

DeShaun Watson had a crappy 'pass' blocking line - Texans O-line gave up about the same number of sacks as the Bears.  But Watson still had a 98 pass rating.

Difference was that the crappy Texans O-line could run block - they had a 1000 yard rusher (4.4 y/c).   Texans also had 3 quality wide receivers including one of the best in the NFL in Deandre Hopkins.

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #323 on: June 15, 2020, 11:01:51 am »
Dallas - That second point is spot on.  Quality of targets, is much better.  Without Hopkins, it will be interesting to see how well Watson fares.

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #324 on: June 17, 2020, 06:59:34 pm »
You get past Robinson and the targets get slim..
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BillSharp

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #325 on: June 18, 2020, 03:02:20 am »
the guy I liked in preseason at wr was that kid from Colgate Thomas Ives. Tall & fast. Was more impressed with him than guys we drafted like Ridley.

davebear

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #326 on: June 20, 2020, 06:28:52 pm »
Anyone see/listen to the recent lengthy interviews with the Bears offense coaching staff?

If so what were your impressions?  I haven't listened because there are several hours of interviews

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #327 on: June 20, 2020, 07:04:04 pm »
I don't see what the point is.  They aren't practicing so how do the coaches know anything about their players?

All of the articles being written are just throwing **** against the wall because no one knows anything including if they are going to actually play the games.

The NFLPA just came out and told the players to stop working out together on their own.

I think the season is circling the drain.  I hope I am wrong.

davebear

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« Reply #328 on: June 21, 2020, 12:06:08 am »
Iím sure the coaches have carefully studied each players film and developed their strategy.

Itís not like they only work on what they see in mini camps.

As you say, it looks more of a long shot every day that there will be a 2020 season

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Re: 2020 Chicago Bears
« Reply #329 on: June 21, 2020, 02:59:23 am »
Right now, football is the furthest thing from my mind. Our nation is melting down before our eyes. We have a hugely critical election coming in November, we still have a virus out there, racial protests with rioting and destruction is hitting everywhere, our economy is in terrible shape with millions and millions unemployed and the ignorant Democrats want to get rid of our police! These are unprecented times and there's just no room to even begin to think about a game....I've spent a lot of my time praying.
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