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Title: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 11, 2020, 03:53:25 pm
Mack is questionable, Quinn is doubtful

And we didn't even play any preseason games...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on September 11, 2020, 04:26:59 pm
The Bears wrecking the train before it even leaves the station.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 11, 2020, 07:15:09 pm
Lions have several players hurt too.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 11, 2020, 11:51:22 pm
Mack is questionable, Quinn is doubtful

And we didn't even play any preseason games...

WTF?  How did they get hurt?  They barely practiced or a had a training camp.  No pre-season at all.  This season is going to be a train wreck.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 12, 2020, 09:56:33 am
Sure looks that way
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 12, 2020, 10:47:09 am
My excitement at the start of this season is at the lowest its ever been in over 40+ years watching the NFL. I'm more curious than excited.  Its still even money when the deaths (rightly or wrongly) attributed to the King Flu come out in the fall (it is flue season  after all and it happens every year- this one is just overly politicized) that the season will be shortened or canceled.

 And after the Democrat (justly deserved) ass-kicking in the election the cries to shut everything down again will increase. The NFL, like most corporations continue to make the same shitty decisions such as giving in to a Marxist race hate organization instead of telling them to **** off as would happen in a normal, sane world....

That said, I'll be watching and since I forgot that my NFL Season Pass auto-renewed, I'll get to see all the Bear games (albeit delayed) in all their gory detail....

Besides, what the hell else am I going to do ? :D

Hey- just realized that could be a new slogan for the NFL (or at least MNF) :D
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 12, 2020, 08:02:40 pm
WTF?  How did they get hurt?  They barely practiced or a had a training camp.  No pre-season at all.  This season is going to be a train wreck.

Guys get hurt all the time without any contact - did you see Montgomery pull his groin?

But...I don't know what's going on with Quinn.  Something just doesn't sound right.  He's doubtful but I'm thinking we'll see him on passing down Sunday.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 01:27:54 pm
Mitch looks the same.  Inconsistent decision making, fluttering passes.

Run blocking looking much better, pass blocking about the same as last year.  Ifedi is a big boy, I like the added size.

Bears still look like the slowest team in the NFL.  Trevathon in particular has been glacial.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 01:30:46 pm
Now the Lions are picking on trevathon.  The 2 minute drill incompetence was very costly.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 13, 2020, 01:37:44 pm
Jimmy Graham 2 poorly timed jumps that were very costly.  the guy has a caught a ball before right?  Anthony Miller 2 questionable routes and 2 drops.  Mack once again, single teamed and gets close but cant close the deal.  And surprisingly Mingo filling in for the injured mighty Quinn.  Not sure what Quinn brings to the party, but the D looks gassed.  Montgomery looks good, keep feeding him the ball.  And Mooney, please target him, a lot more. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 13, 2020, 01:39:07 pm
The rookie Johnson looks to be pretty decent.  and yes Trevethan is getting picked on, as he looks a tad slow.  And after all that kneeling Bilal Nicols did, he hasnt made a single play that I have seen so far.  Its only the first half of the first game, but my expectations for the year are now rock bottom.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 13, 2020, 01:40:15 pm
If they dont make major half time adjustments, I am over Nagy, and Pace. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 01:53:50 pm
Wow.  They looked so bad that drive.  No resistance at all.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 02:56:09 pm
What a ridiculously bad decision to kick that long fg. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 03:04:32 pm
Yes!  Fuller with the pick!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 13, 2020, 03:06:12 pm
They finally woke up.

Get the TD.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 13, 2020, 03:09:27 pm
Just get him the damn ball!

TD Miller!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 03:09:36 pm
WTF!  Awesome catch and throw!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 03:10:25 pm
Now the defense needs to step up.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 13, 2020, 03:18:21 pm
Bears Win!!!

I almost feel bad for Lions fans.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 13, 2020, 03:19:27 pm
Wow
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 13, 2020, 03:20:07 pm
What a win!  Props to the guy dropping the easy td pass on the second to last play.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on September 13, 2020, 04:28:31 pm
That WR for Lions was a rookie I believe.  Feel sorry for him.  But damn that was a good game!  We played like dog shite the first 3 Q but came alive in the 4th.   Sure beat last years opener!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 13, 2020, 04:29:17 pm
The trouble, that should have been a TD and Bear loss. Somehow we woke up. Looked like we were playing a preseason game. I thought we were dead meat after the first half.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 13, 2020, 06:33:27 pm
Got out with a win and as far as I could tell no injuries.  Lions fans have to be crushed.  Not only do they choke another one away at the end after a big lead they had a ton of injuries.

Oh and that dropped pass in the end zone.  Ouch!

Graham looked like he had two left hands for three quarters but he turned it around in the 4th quarter along with the rest of the offense.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 13, 2020, 06:58:56 pm
Jimmy Graham 2 poorly timed jumps that were very costly.  the guy has a caught a ball before right?  Anthony Miller 2 questionable routes and 2 drops.  Mack once again, single teamed and gets close but cant close the deal.  And surprisingly Mingo filling in for the injured mighty Quinn.  Not sure what Quinn brings to the party, but the D looks gassed.  Montgomery looks good, keep feeding him the ball.  And Mooney, please target him, a lot more.

Mack was committed over the off season to improve on last season.  He's still a factor on every play - but no sacks against a backup right tackle...on turf?

Mingo...Vaughters are not the answer at ROLB. Bears desperately need a healthy Quinn.  Hicks had a sack but looked like he isn't himself yet.

Skrine and the 2 ILBs seemed to be targeted on numerous pass plays but I thought our corners held up well,,,especially the rookie. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 14, 2020, 12:32:36 am
Here's my take on the game.

This was one of those wins that feels like a loss based on the play of the Bears.  It rested on a dropped winning TD by the Lions late in the game.
The Lions were severely undermanned with their starting corner Okuda out and later the other corner Trufant left the game.  Their best RB didn't play except to drop the TD pass
and their OL had a rookie RG and second string RT.

But anyway, the Bears still had a job to do which they largely left on the table. 

here's my opinion:

Trubisky.

The first half looked like a continuation of last year.  Nauseatingly like last year.  Did all the changes and hard work and talk produce nothing?
Tru still had that scared and confused look we find all to often.  He still overthrew receivers and showed inacuracy.  He didn't throw picks which is probably the only reason they were still even in the game.

The only ray of hope I saw was that he wasn't missing by much.  Could it be the lack of normal training camp?  Can that be improved?

He had a nice first half TD pass to Robinson but Robinson only had his left hand on the ball.  The defender was holding his right arm straight up but no PI call.

Then the fourth quarter came.....do or die.... and Mitch has 3 TD passes in 3 drives.  Whhhaaattt????
Did a coach yell at him?  Did he turn off his headset?

AS we've seen several times, he seems to play his best game on the comeback.  When it's "you have to go out and win the game now" he makes the plays.
Maybe "you be you" is replaced with a kick in the arse.  I don't know.

Ben Roethlisburger and Phillip Rivers have made a career out of this type of game, but Mitch doesn't have the steps of success to really celebrate a game like this.

Coaching:

The Bears look to me like a pretty talented offense that just can't get over the top of the hill.  They look ready to break out but just can't do it.
Juan Castillo pleasantly surprised by teaching the OL how to run block with success between the tackles.  Still it seemed like they had no real offensive game plan.
Why didn't they attack the backup corner.  Why didn't they have the new tight ends out for more short passes to move the chains?  Antonio Gates played the last 5 years of his career going out 7-10 yards and standing there Where Phillip River could simply throw it high where only Gates could get it.

Defense:

The front seven that was supposed to be the strength of the team looked old and relatively ineffective.  This is alarming.
Mack did a "nice" job rushing the passer but just came close and had no sacks against a second string tackle.  Not particularly disruptive.
The last couple of weeks it was reported he had a bad knee, so maybe that's part of it, or maybe he just hit the wall and will never be the player he was 2 years ago.

The rest of the line was not good.  No one could get a pass rush.  Hicks was a non factor against a rookie guard except 1 sack play.  No penetration otherwise.
It was disappointing to see the Lions run on the defense like that.  So much for Nichols and Robertson Harris having great camps.

Trevathan looks like he lost a step, we'll see.  I couldn't say how Smith played.  He was out there but I don't know.

The corners played well.  Fuller is a pro bowl quality guy.  Johnson had some rookie issues with speed and toughness of NFL receivers but recovered well.

The safeties?  meh.  Amendola with no speed was sure open in the middle of the field on a few third and long plays.

Maybe this team will shake off some rust the next few weeks.  They didn't seem to have the sense of urgency I saw from other teams this week.

This is a time for good coaching to put this puzzle together.   If they can't do it....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 14, 2020, 01:08:22 am
The lack of pass rush was the most concerning to me.  Once the Lions realized the pass rush wasn't there they started hurting us with the mid to deep routes.  The blitzing is what did them in late in the game.  Better teams will make them pay for blitzing.  Rodgers will own this defense if they can't get a better pass rush.

We need Quinn to get healthy and on the field.  Mack was being handled one on one by a rookie.  That does not bode well for the future.

I expected the Offense to be rusty.  Defense is normally ahead of the offense early in the year and more so this year with no pre-season games and half azzed training camps.

If the defense is not top ten this year the Bears will be lucky to get to 500.  Hopefully the offense will improve week to week.

The defense looked uninspired coming out of the half.  Mack did rally the troops though which is a good thing.  They showed him on the sidelines firing them up.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on September 14, 2020, 05:08:21 am
On one of the highlight shows they talked about league wide lack of pass rush.  They said since there was no crowd noise that the OL could hear the snap count well giving the defense a huge disadvantage.  Something like 10 QB's throw over 70% completion due to the amount of time they had.

I think that was part of the problem.

I really, really do not like our offensive play calling....and that is Nagy.  He needs to let the OC have a try.  Nagy gets to cute.  We were running it up the middle for 5-8 yards early in game, we needed to do that more but went away from it even before the score dictated it.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 14, 2020, 06:09:28 am
Haven't had the ability to see the whole game yet, only glimpses during RedZone and some highlights here and there. My first impression was when they switched to the Bears early for one of the redzone plays and it was the "Cohen up the middle" drive killer play Nagy just will not get rid of. It seems whenever they run that play, the drive always stalls.

Anyway, the comeback was sweet but somehow feels a little undeserved. Lions did choke big time but at least the Bears didn't choke by losing (although that WR that dropped the game winner is going to have nightmares about that one)....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BearHit on September 14, 2020, 07:00:34 am
Deondre Swift - rookie RB from UGA - it was a beautiful pass considering down, distance and time remaining - but the Bears have also had their share of devastating drops - it happens
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 14, 2020, 08:29:52 am
Just saw a LOL comment in the POD about "dagger time."

 sokoll98:
"Somone forgot to tell them...you are supposed to stick the metaphorical dagger in your opponent...not your fans

Ooof :D
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 14, 2020, 09:34:36 am
This win feels like the Megatron win.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on September 14, 2020, 09:49:04 am
Patricia and Swift are co-MVPs for the Bears.

Pace needs to get on the phone with Snacks Harrison immediately.

It sucks when all 3 of your pass rush studs are hurt before the 1st game even started.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on September 14, 2020, 10:37:02 am
Yes and Yes. No pass rush, couldn't stop the run, people hurt BEFORE they start to play, this is another I love Lucy rerun season. Seen it a million times, no change. Bears we all know should have lost. Feel bad for the kid who had the td and dropped it. Note that two bear defenders were 3 steps behind him. It's just not worth the time to watch a full game, pay for a full game, being told I'm bad because I'm old and white. It's been 35 years since the Bears won the sb, I'll have to be content with that. Too much has changed. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 14, 2020, 04:25:11 pm
Bars was the only backup ol to get a play on offense yesterday.  He came in when Daniels shoe fell off.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 14, 2020, 04:33:24 pm
Kreutz was raving about Daniels' play yesterday on the Football Aftershow...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 14, 2020, 05:11:38 pm

I thought the Oline did pretty good overall - they gave up the one sack.  No holds - no offsides that I can recall.

All 3 running backs over 4 ypc.

But it was the Lions in a quiet dome - we'll see what happens next week against the Giants.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 14, 2020, 05:23:04 pm
They better find a way to stop the run against the Giants
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 14, 2020, 07:58:27 pm
Maybe theyíre watching the Steelers tonight...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 15, 2020, 08:17:31 am
We let Adrian Peterson gash us.  I foresee Saquan Barkley having a field day.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on September 15, 2020, 08:49:52 am
Ain't there a guy out there from the Lions who said he's not going back? Not enough beef up front.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 12:42:41 pm
That didnít look too good for Barkley...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 12:44:18 pm
INT!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 12:44:51 pm
Defense came to play today!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 20, 2020, 01:15:25 pm
Trubisky is lights out today
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 01:17:19 pm
That was a duck!  That TD was all Mooney!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 01:42:43 pm
OK, bad decision there...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:07:14 pm
Terrible call!

Daniels slid at the last second and he didn't get hit!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 20, 2020, 02:14:13 pm
Need to take over the game here.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 02:22:22 pm
Another bad decision...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:26:51 pm
JACKSON INT TD!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:27:30 pm
All coming back.  ****!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 20, 2020, 02:31:45 pm
No pass rush
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 20, 2020, 02:32:57 pm
Great play Johnson
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 02:37:35 pm
Monty doing work now!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dogstoothe on September 20, 2020, 02:40:04 pm
Angel from Montgomery
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:41:09 pm
Just gashing the Giants D!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 02:41:09 pm
23 yards on 1st and 25...let Monty eat!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:43:35 pm
LOL!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 02:43:49 pm
MASSIE!

1st down!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:48:57 pm
**** missed it!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dogstoothe on September 20, 2020, 02:51:18 pm
NY has to get in. Easier said than done.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:56:56 pm
Ball game right here.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:58:20 pm
That review in essence gave them a time out.  ****!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 02:59:52 pm
No pass rush.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 03:02:35 pm
Whew!  BEARS WIN!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 03:02:57 pm
17-13.  What a nail biter.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dogstoothe on September 20, 2020, 03:04:51 pm
Bears Win! Fun game to watch. Like the quarterback, heís got that look in his eye.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dogstoothe on September 20, 2020, 03:35:20 pm
Now Iím watching the next game and I hear all this crowd noise, there is no crowd of course, but it kills me that a good play will get the ďcrowdĒ all a going, cheering and all that but there are no fans. Canned fans just for the tv watchers. I donít think they have the canned fans at the stadium.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 20, 2020, 03:41:55 pm
Looked like it should have been a blowout early.  I think both the playcalls and Mitch's decisions were strong in the first half and awful in the second.  I'm sure the Giants made some adjustments to cause it, but it's concerning that Nagy takes so long to adjust back.

I hate how gassed the defense looks at the end of every game.

I thought int #2 was pass interference, db was into Robinsons body before the ball and didn't look back.  Still a bad throw on Mitch's part, too underthrown.

I don't like Patterson as a rb.  That may be more due to the plays they call for him, but I think he lacks the instincts. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 20, 2020, 04:41:37 pm
The first int was a pass Mitch shouldnít have tried.

The second was a great defensive play taking the ball away.

I like that Mitch isnít making the real bad decisions of the past years, heís willing to take a sack scramble or throw it wide where only the receiver have a chance.

Still a scoreless second half is inexcusable.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 06:46:01 pm
Chiefs kicker kicks three 50+ yard field goals in a row due to a penalty and a time out.  Two of them 58 yards.

I wish we had a decent FG kicker.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 06:58:46 pm
Butker is the best in the league. Itís not close.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 20, 2020, 09:39:47 pm

Massie had as many catches today as Graham and Miller...combined.  Trubisky had 3 completions to Robinson with 9 targets.

Mitch still has problems in the pocket when nobody's open or when there's a pass rusher that gets early pressure.  Not all the sacks were the O-line's fault. O-line is doin much much better than last year.

Defensively the Bears miss Goldman, but our defensive backfield is playing well, especially our corners.  Jaylon Johnson is better than I thought.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 20, 2020, 09:43:01 pm
Mitch has issues putting the ball where it needs to be.

All of his passes wobble as well...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 20, 2020, 09:48:50 pm
He throws high or behind the receiver and rarely hits a receiver in stride.

He has played ok but needs to play better for this team to take the next step.  If it weren't for the two INT's today I might feel differently. 

The D had a pretty good game but they need a better pass rush.  Mack needs to get rolling.  I had high expectations for the D and they have not come close to meeting them.

2-0 is great but these were against two beat up bad teams.  The better teams will own them if they don't improve.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 21, 2020, 12:33:08 am

Mack and Quinn are not 100%.  Pass rush was better this week.

Bears have always had a problem when they get ahead of a team and they go into pass only mode.  Bend don't break defense and offense goes conservative.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 21, 2020, 06:04:33 am
Have yet to see the game in full but I was sweating the 2nd half. Redzone rarely went to the game (the only turnover shown was the Giants Int in the sidelines).....

As a kind of fun aside, during one of look ins to the Eagles game, it sounded like they piped in some booing crowd noise over the broadcast, which considering Philly I thought was quite appropriate...... :D
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on September 22, 2020, 12:22:50 am
Quinn highlights (https://sportsmockery.com/2020/09/heres-how-dominant-robert-quinn-was-in-just-25-snaps/)
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davep on September 22, 2020, 10:43:10 am
Most of you may not be old enough to remember Allen Ellis (the most underrated Bears corner, in my opinion), but Jaylon Johnson reminds me of him in one respect.

The reports on him were questionable after the draft (the best I remember was "not too fast, not too big, but quick to the ball").  During his first season the media followed him closely, pointing out some mistakes, but generally saying he wasn't as bad as they thought.  After that season, you seldom heard anything about him.  The reason was that he had become the best secondary man on the team, and opposing teams just stopped throwing in his direction.  He didn't make a lot of great plays, because he was not allowed to make ANY plays (OK, not many plays), and there was little reason to mention his name or show his replays, since the passes went to the opposite direction.

Much too early to say, but so far, most replays you see show him being a competent corner, and the replays became fewer and fewer as the game went on.  I suspect that, barring injuries, the Bears got a good one.  Combining him with Fuller is going to make a big difference going forward, in my opinion.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Grizzlybear34 on September 22, 2020, 10:47:24 am
Allen Ellis, Virgil Livers...  there was a white cornerback  Terry Schmidt?  He was horrible.  Must have been playing opposite Allen Ellis, lol
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 22, 2020, 11:32:16 am

I do remember Alan Ellis - #48?  Also had a big thick beard like that Houston Rocket player...Harden.   I don't know that Ellis was even drafted - maybe in the 13th round or something or a free agent, but he was one of the best players on those Bears teams in the 70s.

As for Jaylon Johnson, he is first round talent.  He probably slipped because of the shoulder.  He's bigger than Ellis.  Johnson checks all the boxes at the combine and his pro day, and has held up well these last 2 games.  He'll continue to be tested, but he and Fuller could be among the top corners in the NFL.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 22, 2020, 12:18:44 pm
Please donít remind me of the 70ís Bears.

I saw where Johnson had the lowest QBR of any of the corners drafted before him
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 22, 2020, 12:45:04 pm

Silent Bears...on defense.

In the backfield we've seen Fuller, Johnson and Jackson make plays, even Bush now.  But what about Gipson?  He's showing up in the stat sheet but he's kind of quiet.  He might be doing his job and preventing big plays but I hardly hear his name called.

Barkevious Mingo.  I'll admit I didn't like the signing, but he recorded a sack Sunday.  Good for him.  I like it that he take snaps while Quinn works back into shape.  Once that happens then he can give Mack a rest on the other side.   Pass rushers are so hard to find in the NFL - if the Bears can get half a dozen sacks and consistent play from him that'll be a huge unexpected bonus.

Ray Robertson-Harris.  Kind of quiet.   He came to the Bears as an OLB and was one of my favorite projects.    Bulked up to play 3-4 DE from 260s to 290.  But now is playing a lot of 4-3 DT.  He just doesn't have the bulk/frame to play inside - especially against the run.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 22, 2020, 03:32:25 pm
https://bearswire.usatoday.com/2020/09/21/chicago-bears-rookie-cornerback-jaylon-johnson-outperforming-other-cornerbacks-in-draft-class/?utm_source=bearswire&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=pos1headline
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davep on September 22, 2020, 11:32:13 pm
I do remember Alan Ellis - #48?  Also had a big thick beard like that Houston Rocket player...Harden.   I don't know that Ellis was even drafted - maybe in the 13th round or something or a free agent, but he was one of the best players on those Bears teams in the 70s.

As for Jaylon Johnson, he is first round talent.  He probably slipped because of the shoulder.  He's bigger than Ellis.  Johnson checks all the boxes at the combine and his pro day, and has held up well these last 2 games.  He'll continue to be tested, but he and Fuller could be among the top corners in the NFL.

Ellis was the fifth round draft choice in 1973.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:48:19 am
https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2020/09/26/nfl-hopeful-sundays-bears-falcons-game-will-proceed/
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 12:10:14 pm
We need a kicker.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 12:52:24 pm
Bears playing like dogshit on both sides of the ball.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:04:24 pm
BOOOOO!!!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 01:05:17 pm
That is **** ridiculous.  This Defense sucks ass.  They had stopped that drive three times if not for penalties.  Then give up a long TD run.  They suck.
 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 01:06:08 pm
The offense is moving the ball but refuses to finish drives against a Defense that was giving up 90% TDs in the redzone.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 01:07:03 pm
I think I am going into the other room and watch the Team play the Browns with my wife.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 01:07:20 pm
Fcvck the Bears.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:21:02 pm
Stay in the other room.  They play better when you aren't watching!

 ;D
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 27, 2020, 01:33:48 pm
Dink and dunk Mitch looks great.  Long ball Mitch looks like he has never played football before.  His first 2 long balls were both thrown out of bounds.  No chance whatsoever.  And then Edwards hits Ryan in the head on the play we cause a fumble.  Karma says this is a loss, as I have zero confidence Nagy will make any half time adjustments. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 27, 2020, 01:35:08 pm
Trevethan looks old and slow.  Period.  I like Fuller and Johnson playing CB, Ridley is a stud, but seriously what if Jones was playing and healthy?  It would be 60-10. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on September 27, 2020, 01:39:54 pm
We need to pressure Matt Ryan.  Seems that is going to take blitzing...that's what we need to do.

Offense was working great when we were running the ball on 1st down....start the half off by running the ball on 1st down Nagy!

I think Nagy is in way over his head as a head coach...not even sure he is a legit OC.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:41:18 pm
We run the same running play all the time and the Falcons got wise and blitzed that hole.

They stopped running the ball after that.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:50:08 pm
It is as if we don't even have a defense on the field.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:51:14 pm
They need to start blitzing often.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 01:56:04 pm
And there is the pick by Mitch.

Hot garbage!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:09:34 pm
This never goes our way
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:09:57 pm
They will overturn it
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:11:52 pm
told you
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:12:08 pm
Perfect pass by Foles.

Robinson should have never allowed that to happen.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:12:49 pm
This is one of the worst defenses in the league.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 02:17:31 pm
Poor sad Mitch.  I hope heís gone next year...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 27, 2020, 02:18:52 pm
Just based on all the games I've seen the first few weeks, bears are easily the slowest team.

I'm hoping foles can hit one of those deep balls that Mitch can't handle.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:24:15 pm
Our defense is just getting gashed!

They suck azz!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 02:29:20 pm
I donít blame Nagy, Mitch is not able to execute the offense.  Theyíve given him every chance as well as a lot of money.  He canít do it.  If Foles can stay healthy this year maybe weíll have a chance to evaluate Nagy as a play caller.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:41:53 pm
So far same shitty offense.  2nd and goal call a screen that gets blown up.  Fvck Nagy
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:42:29 pm
Foles is a much better QB then Trubisky.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:42:36 pm
Foles has his second INT go right through a defenders hands.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:43:50 pm
They both suck.  Foles is a career back up.  I have had enough career back ups starting for this team in my lifetime.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:44:30 pm
Another replay that never goes our way.  This will be a turnover on downs.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:45:39 pm
Unreal.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:46:06 pm
our receivers all suck!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 27, 2020, 02:46:23 pm
What is that 5 calls went against us
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:46:49 pm
Told ya
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:47:00 pm
I think Falcons only have two penalties called against them all day.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:48:23 pm
No flag?  WTF?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:48:51 pm
There it is.  Pretty slow on an obvious penalty.  Even hurt him.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:49:34 pm
OH Bullshit!

They picked it up!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:50:37 pm
Cohen out for the year.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 02:51:09 pm
Robinson and Miller make those plays and this is a completely different game.  The good new is the Bears are 2-1 and the QB situation is sorted.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:51:39 pm
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QB situation is sorted.

LOL
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 02:52:15 pm
WTF is wrong with our receivers?  they can't catch anything.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on September 27, 2020, 02:52:55 pm
Sorted or sordid?....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 02:58:30 pm
Good job by foles to throw the conversion into triple coverage.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 02:59:58 pm
Mitchís problem is he lacks skills and ability. Foles has thrown some good passes and gave the Bears a chance coming in cold.  Loved the deep out against cover 2
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:01:45 pm
Yeah.  Love all those skills and abilities Foles has.  They have earned him a career as a backup QB.  Glad we got the QB situation all sorted out.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:04:21 pm
About to be a 3 point game.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 27, 2020, 03:04:51 pm
They gonna review this one too?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 03:05:07 pm
Youíre right.  Heís terrible
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:05:58 pm
17 points due to receivers and a missed FG.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 03:06:59 pm
If weíre lucky we donít see Mitch take another snap
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:07:24 pm
He is no better than who he replaced.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:08:28 pm
They are both inconsistent QBs who show flashes of brilliance to tease.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 27, 2020, 03:09:35 pm
Lucked out there
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:11:27 pm
Nice flop by Ryan.  Surprised he didn't get the roughing the passer called.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:19:10 pm
TD BEARS!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:19:31 pm
Mitch misses that throw.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on September 27, 2020, 03:19:49 pm
HMMMmmm, who should be the QB going forward I wonder.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on September 27, 2020, 03:19:59 pm
YES!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:20:06 pm
30-26!

Come on D one more set of downs!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:20:38 pm
Time for this heralded defense to live up to their expectations.

Neither should be the QB still. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:22:47 pm
Picked!

BEARS WIN!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:23:11 pm
LOL.  My wife just stuck her head in the office and said why is Nick Foles playing?  I said Mitch sucks.  She said they pulled him for Foles?  I said yes.  She laughed and walked off.  Even my wife knows Foles sucks.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 27, 2020, 03:23:55 pm
Gipson plays a terrible game then gets the int
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on September 27, 2020, 03:24:11 pm
Great comeback by the Bears. Foles did what he needed to do and I think he's the QB going forward....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 03:24:19 pm
Bears!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:24:44 pm
Montgomery for a first down!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:25:21 pm
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he's the QB going forward

Without a doubt.  But don't expect good QB play from here on out.  It will be more of the same inconsistent BS.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:26:17 pm
3-0!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:26:52 pm
3-0 miracle.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:27:06 pm
Put up 30 and it should have been 47.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 03:27:17 pm
3-0 Bears.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 03:27:51 pm
WML is our new JBN!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:28:33 pm
When is the trade deadline?  I wonder if they can get anything for Mitch?  I would take a conditional 7th rounder.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:29:29 pm
Don't get me wrong.  I love 3-0.  This team still has HUGE problems.  We can still have the potential to go 3-13.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on September 27, 2020, 03:32:47 pm
I think Foles is more poised. He put some balls in tight spots. The D needs to step it up and they need to stop with the ridiculous penalties and maybe they can make some noise this crazy season....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 03:34:12 pm
The defense is good enough to win with a competent offense.  The players believe in Nagy, but its gotta be frustrating with Mitch out there struggling with basic sh*t in his third year in the system.  The whole teamís gotta be excited to see Nagy play call with a QB that can see the whole field and competently execute the scheme.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 27, 2020, 03:36:38 pm
Ok for a minute I thought we were playing the Pack the way the calls were not going in our favor.  I was shocked that Nagy would pull Mitch, but so glad he did.  Just think Foles has had how many first team snaps all year?  Yeah probably zero.  With a week of practice who knows how good he can be.  Robinson and Graham with great catches, but also with balls going thru their hands.  I guess they are not used to nice spirals???  Expected a loss, thrilled with a win.  Cant wait to hear Nagys post game presser, and what the Tape Never Lies has to say as well. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:37:41 pm
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QB that can see the whole field and competently execute the scheme

Ahhhh...  It was part of executing the scheme to have the ball go straight through the defenders hands twice for reception.  I love it.

The play calling still sucks.  That is not the QBs fault.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 27, 2020, 03:37:58 pm
I agree that the D plays better when they think the O is at least trying/doing something.  Lets hope they turn it up with Foles at QB.  The only question is how long can Foles not get hurt? 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:39:24 pm
Let me make another gallon and flavor of the kool-aid...

Nope.  I still don't like it and refuse to drink it.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on September 27, 2020, 03:39:39 pm
That last TD I was picturing Foles with a injured arm. Didn't look good. As with the Bears on any usual screwed up season, wouldn't surprise me to hear 'Foles hurt his arm on the last TD pass and is out for three weeks'.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on September 27, 2020, 03:44:37 pm
Gotta say offense looked better with Foles.  He throws a much better intermediate and deep ball.

I agree with it will be interesting to see Foles with a weeks worth of practice.

I also agree that our team has some deficiencies.  We have not played a good team yet.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on September 27, 2020, 03:51:40 pm
Wonder if Nagy learned his lesson from a couple of seasons ago, when Mitch was out and used a whole week of preparation with Chase Daniel to show that there were a gazillion plays in the playbook 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: chifaninva on September 27, 2020, 03:55:24 pm
Sounds like Mitch is on his way out.. Hopefully he takes Nagy with him..
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:57:11 pm
Hey.  We can all agree...

At least we aint the Falcons.  WOW.  The way their season has started....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 03:58:46 pm
Nagy at podium...

Emotional game.  Fired up we won..

Kohen torn ACL...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:00:16 pm
QB situation...  Didn't say much.

Respect Blank and Dan Quinn

Discipline too many penalties.  goof up to today.

Resiliency is special about this team.  No one gave up.

 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:01:07 pm
What lead to the decision? 

When the interception was thrown.  We weren't producing points in the red zone.  My gut said to pull the trigger at the point of the INT.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:01:57 pm
They discussed it at halftime.  Just something was missing.  They wanted to go out and see how things go.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:02:43 pm
What happens now?

They haven't decided.  They will enjoy this one then talk it through and make a decision going forward.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:03:45 pm
How quick the discussion was with Nick letting him know?

We just went over to Mitch and said were going with Nick and then went to Nick and said were going with you.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:05:06 pm
how do you explain that a month ago he lost out and then he does that in the 4th quarter.

He has a history of big moments.  I have never called plays with him.  Been on staff with him but never called plays for him.  There was a calm out there by him.  He made some plays happen based off his exp.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:06:01 pm
Stupid question about the falcons positive test and how they handled it.

HE told the team not to relax and keep wearing their masks.  He is at a point he feels weird without hi.s
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:07:23 pm
how much of the decision was based on week 1 and 3 offense?

You always evaluate how you feel as an offense.  game one was struggle then on fire.  Game two was on fire then struggle.  This game felt like it was going in a certain directions and I made the decision.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:08:28 pm
How did WR play?

Thought they plaed well.  Tough on the overturns.  overall without watching the tape he felt like they made plays.  Tough catches and then some runs after the catch.  We have confidence in them.  When they had to step up they did it.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:08:44 pm
He's out.  Either Mitch of Foles on podium next.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:09:44 pm
Mitch up...

Take us to the moment you were told...

It was Coach Laser and it came out of no where,,,  Nick is up.  I then went to supporting Nick.  It sucks but it is what it is.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:10:20 pm
Last INT...

I didn't see the defender in front of Jimmy and was trying to go to him up the side.  I gotta play better.  It all falls on me...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:11:22 pm
What psychologically do you do now?

I am going to approach practice and try to perfect my craft and be there for team mates.  If nick starts going forward I'm gonna have his back.  I'm still a leader on this team and I have to act like it.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:12:04 pm
what was it like to watch in the 4th quarter.

You can feel the momentum shift.  It was exciting.  Defense came up with a lot of big stops.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:12:55 pm
Do you feel how the first two weeks have gone was it merited

1 and 2 doesn't matter.  It is what is happening now.  I wasn't playing up to par.  It's tough.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:13:39 pm
Deep shot to Anthony...

I just missed it right before half.  I overthrew it.  You gotta make those.  That is on me.  I have to make that throw.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:13:53 pm
Nick Foles should be next.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:16:47 pm
Nope Hicks is up....

Could you feel the momentum of the offense?

Most definitely.  It plays a role.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:17:33 pm
How were the first two road games this year?

Wow.  Just wow.  We've had some bad runs but we've had some great quarters.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:18:21 pm
Falcons collapse history did you feel their fear?

You always want to impose your will.  It plays a role.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:18:59 pm
Sack that forced the FG.  How did you feel?

It was great.  We worked together as a unit to hold them there.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:19:51 pm
How mystified were you by the roughing flag.

You can't be upset.  You just have to take it.  There is never ill will or bad intention.  You just have to accept it.  Fans want to see hits but I accept the calls. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 27, 2020, 04:20:16 pm
Another escape
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:20:37 pm
What qualities does this team have?

We are not afraid of a fight!  We don't want to be behind but if we are we are not afraid to compete.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:21:19 pm
on QB move.

Above his pay grade.  I wish the best for both guys.  I don't have anything to say on that.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:22:05 pm
Did Matt bring QB switch in post game.

No.  It was not brought up.  There are going to be decisions made by the coaches.  The post game locker room was lit.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:22:40 pm
On Kohen's injury.

I don't talk about injuries but he said Tarik was a stand up guy and they all love him.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:23:04 pm
Foles should be on the podium next.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:28:19 pm
Nick...

You guys supported each other.  Waht was the emotion like to see him get pulled?

Lots of emotions.  Were friends and brothers in the film room.  I've been there.  I know the emotions are real but he as there supporting me.  We will continue to support each other.  Mitch is an outstanding QB.  This will make him better.  Iv'e been there.  He is a team guy and showed leadership today.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:29:04 pm
how demoralizing was the two reversals

It's unfortunate.  One was 50/50 and usually goes the offense way.  Didn't understand what happened on that one.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:30:24 pm
in terms of comfort as play caller how are you?

Reality this is his first time calling plays for me.  We know each other and I was highlighting plays on his sheet that I like.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 27, 2020, 04:32:35 pm
How comfortable are you now compared to when Mitch won the job.

All this is new.  I wasn't expecting.  Since I have been here I know team mates more.  We know each other more now then before.  It's one game.  We will see what happens going forward.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 27, 2020, 04:35:14 pm
Ironically Trubiskys tackle to save the TD may have one the game.

The defense held to a field goal so that 4 points saved the game.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 06:27:29 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4WeWVRUEpw
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 06:45:56 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WgzB1SkKb8
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 27, 2020, 07:02:51 pm
One thing I want to say I am thrilled to death I dont have to watch that dumb idiot anymore.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: chifaninva on September 27, 2020, 07:27:34 pm
I was hoping this would be the year Mitch would show some progress. What a debacle, trade down for an eventual bust. I said at the time Mitch was drafted.. Pace is putting his career on the line.. Once again, no fukking QB.. WTF?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on September 27, 2020, 08:05:44 pm
1. that ruffing the QB call against the Bears was ridiculous. Watched it over and over on the highlights. I just don't get it.

2. Hate to defend Mitch, but the interception was Graham's fault, he wasn't looking at the QB. He had no idea the pass was thrown to him.

Where was the running game for most of the day? If it wasn't for that 1st down run at the end of the game Montgomery's #s would be more sickening than they were.

That 2019 7th round pick Kerrith Whyte is on the Lions practice squad. Josh Adams is on the Jets practice squad. I'd grab someone off a practice squad to fill Cohen's spot.

Bears have a DL problem. Trevathan looks washed up.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 27, 2020, 10:35:05 pm

Not only was Graham not looking for he ball, but he was slowing down.   BUT Mitch should never have thrown that ball.  Nagy was looking for a spark and found it with Foles.

As for Foles, he threw 3 TDs, but he had 2 others that should have been.  The pass to Robinson that again got swiped and the drop in the end zone by Miller.   

Foles is much more comfortable in the pocket than Trubisky and he's got a better deep ball. 

It's got to be Foles next Sunday.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 27, 2020, 10:45:54 pm

Bears can bring up Pierce - but I'd be up for signing Kerrith Whyte. He has sub 4.4 speed.  I know he returned kickoffs in preseason last year  - can he return punts?

Bears defense  plays a lot of 4-2-5.  The problem with that is the offense can double team one side and one or more of their blockers go after Trevathan and Smith and they've been winning those blocks.  There's no safety help because Bears play a lot of cover 2. 

But somehow those guys in the 4th quarter applied enough pressure to make Ryan become ineffective.  DBs also did a great job...at the end.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on September 27, 2020, 11:31:06 pm
https://sportsmockery.com/2020/09/this-jimmy-graham-quote-is-pretty-damning-of-mitch-trubisky
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on September 28, 2020, 04:31:28 am
Pekin,

That Jimmy G quote is more damning of Nagy IMO.  If the QB is changing plays in huddle....its because the OC is calling shitty plays.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 28, 2020, 05:34:23 am
Leave it to the Bears to "discover" a starting NFL QB that was right in front of their faces and that nearly everyone outside the building knew was there....

That said, Biscuit will have to play again this year as Foles probably will not stay uninjured (that game winning TD where he got tattooed is a case in point). I saw that and said to myself- "That's so Bears. Win the game, lose the QB"

Definitely a wierd 3-0. Better than being a Viking fan for sure.... :D
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on September 28, 2020, 05:55:07 am
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Leave it to the Bears to "discover" a starting NFL QB

ROFLMFAO

The discovered what they signed.  A career backup.  They won't discover a starting QB until they find one not on the current team.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on September 28, 2020, 08:20:50 am
Nagy better keep Miller off of returns.  It would be as smart as putting Jackson out there...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 28, 2020, 08:35:25 am
ROFLMFAO

The discovered what they signed.  A career backup.  They won't discover a starting QB until they find one not on the current team.
Most career backups don't have Super Bowl MVP trophies.

That said, Swag Kelly...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 28, 2020, 08:39:31 am
And we desperately need a new LT in next year's draft...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 28, 2020, 09:08:31 am
Nuke the 2020 Falcons from orbit, itís the only way to be sure

https://www.thefalcoholic.com/2020/9/20/21448096/nuke-the-2020-falcons-from-orbit-its-the-only-way-to-be-sure

At least we are not the Falcons atm..... This would be my reaction too if the Bears were 0 and 3 (I expected them to be 1-2 BTW).....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 28, 2020, 08:45:09 pm

And we desperately need a new LT in next year's draft...

Bears got a lot of money tied up in the 2 tackles.  This year Leno's been somewhat inconsistent but his pass blocking has improved from last year and so have the penalties.   Massie is serviceable - he made a poor decision yesterday but physically he's holding up well.

Yesterday the Bears passed 51 times and gave up 2 sacks.  Neither on Foles.  But it WAS the Falcons. 

Bears might be able to draft a LT type but play him at RT and let Massie go.  Or just replace Leno.   Or maybe our two OTs are good enough and Bears can look it another position early on in the draft.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on September 28, 2020, 10:45:17 pm
if you think Leno is doing OK you haven't been watching THE TAPE NEVER LIES tape reviews of the games.

Leno sucks, accept it, stop blowing smoke up your ass. We got good use out of a undersized 7th round pick, but it's over, he's done, he's not getting any better.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Grizzlybear34 on September 29, 2020, 04:12:59 am
I don't watch the line play, so they only show up for me when I see the QB getting pressure or the Rb getting hit in the backfield.  Until Jarrett went out, we were seeing a lot of that, and to me it appeared that a lot of the pressure was coming right up the middle.  Mitch was sacked twice but seemingly under pressure a lot more.  I kept saying this is the Falcon's defense were are playing and we're making them look like the Ravens.

Leno started his career as a right tackle several years ago and appeared to play better on the left.  If his money is a sunk cost, it might be time after the season to consider moving him back to right tackle?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 29, 2020, 08:19:21 am
The ONLY place we should even consider moving Leno is to Green Bay or the bench.  Under no circumstances should he be anywhere near this team next year.  #weakestlink  #walrus
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on September 29, 2020, 08:22:16 am
no, some tackles are right sided dominant or left sided dominant, Leno is one of those as he did prove to be worse on the right than on the left. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on September 29, 2020, 08:46:05 am
Bears can bring up Pierce - but I'd be up for signing Kerrith Whyte. He has sub 4.4 speed.  I know he returned kickoffs in preseason last year  - can he return punts?

Bears defense  plays a lot of 4-2-5.  The problem with that is the offense can double team one side and one or more of their blockers go after Trevathan and Smith and they've been winning those blocks.  There's no safety help because Bears play a lot of cover 2. 

But somehow those guys in the 4th quarter applied enough pressure to make Ryan become ineffective.  DBs also did a great job...at the end.

Bears havent made any move so far which I kind of expected they would have, although its early yet. Maybe they are waiting on a medical evaluation of Cohen and maybe Pierce too.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BearHit on September 29, 2020, 09:02:27 am
Mitch can take his spot - he's very athletic I hear
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 29, 2020, 09:44:17 am
if you think Leno is doing OK you haven't been watching THE TAPE NEVER LIES tape reviews of the games.

Leno sucks, accept it, stop blowing smoke up your ass. We got good use out of a undersized 7th round pick, but it's over, he's done, he's not getting any better.

I've seen the Tape Never Lies Segments and they certainly weren't flattering for Leno.  I'd bet there are quite a few Bears that you could find highlights of them getting beat over the course of a game.  You think Hicks sacks the QB every play and turns every run against him for a tackle for loss?

I do have a couple stats.  Leno hasn't given up a sack this year.  Leno has one penalty in 3 games.  Our run game is 100% better than last year. 

It would be interesting to see the PFF grades for both.  BTW Massie has given up 1 sack  - no penalties.

We all would love to have that stud LT for 10 years that's consistent and never gets beat.  Most of those guys go in the first round.  The question is can the Bears get another pretty good year out of Leno and not suffer cap consequences from cutting him early.  The Bears may have other needs in the draft...like QB.


Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on September 29, 2020, 11:29:06 am
Quote
The Bears may have other needs in the draft...like QB. 

Unbelievably, again.....just never ending with this team...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 29, 2020, 11:59:15 am
First round QB, second round LT, or vice versa based on who is available.  Problem solved.  Get rid of the walrus!!!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 29, 2020, 12:11:04 pm

If it was only that easy.

Let's see how the season goes - but Foles is only 31 - which is the youngest starting QB in the division.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on September 29, 2020, 01:32:00 pm
Files is signed 3 years $24m but he can opt out if he reaches performance numbers.

I would rather keep Foles 2-3 years and draft a second round an to develop.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 30, 2020, 06:05:54 am
The only problem is when has this franchise ever developed a QB worth a damn ? There's some very bad mojo down at Halas Hall when it comes to QBs, where they are perenially cursed......
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 30, 2020, 09:12:53 am

Cubs supposedly were cursed too...but then came 2016. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on September 30, 2020, 09:23:41 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9D55y6ERtw
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on September 30, 2020, 01:20:40 pm
"the Leno chronicles continue."
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on September 30, 2020, 02:04:48 pm
The walrus
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on September 30, 2020, 02:19:25 pm
No way you can watch that and say you want to keep him around. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on September 30, 2020, 02:41:42 pm
But around (or is that aground ? :D) he will be. He must have dirty pictures on a key front office personel figure (*cough* Pace *cough*)......

Once in awhile is a thing. But walrusing that many times over and over, game after game- pretty damn sure the Oline coach is not teaching that god damned technique. But if he is the Bears are TRULY screwed (of course he as doing that alot under Hiestand too so I really think its his lack of technique/ability that causes that to happen as much as it does).....

Appears he'll be a Bears starter for the foreseeable future (IMHO already too long) . Speedbump Charlie indeed....

We will know if he as those pictures on unnamed (*cough* Pace *cough*) front office personel when he gets resigned to a large contract extension......
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on September 30, 2020, 06:33:59 pm

What are options for replacing Leno THIS year in the lineup?  I don't want to hear anything about 2021 draft.

Spriggs is the official LT replacement.  Coward is another lesser option.

How about Alex Bars?  He's a tough run blocker, but might not have the arm length of a prototype LT and probably not the nimble feet either.  He's basically a guard but might be an option at RT next year if Massie faulters.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 01, 2020, 06:15:11 am
DOINK!* DOINK!* DOINK!* Leno, what are ya doing buddy? This guy hasn't improved from last season when he was horrendous. I would think at this point find a warm body and that would be a improvement....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on October 01, 2020, 06:31:43 am
A turnstile or tackling dummy would be a cheaper, far more effective replacement....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 04, 2020, 04:07:28 pm
Indy 7-0.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 04, 2020, 04:40:15 pm
Indy 10-3.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 04:55:13 pm
Glad we got that QB situation all sorted out. This offense is humming and the defense has pick up their play because of it.

All bullshit. We still have a backup Qb that sucks. The play calling hasnít changed one bit and the defense is still letting the other team march up and down the field.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 04:57:52 pm
10/17 for 107 yards. Awesome!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 05:20:04 pm
3rd and 18. I know. Letís throw a screen pass.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 05:49:24 pm
3 points and 163 total yards through 3 quarters. Glad we got that sorted out. Foles the savior.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 05:51:53 pm
3rd and 1?  Letís give the ball to our kick returner so he can run it behind a shitty line all day for -2.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 06:04:03 pm
I think itís nice of Leno to always be there to give his QB a helping hand getting up off the field.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 06:05:31 pm
Thereís the INT. Glad this is all sorted out.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: JeffH on October 04, 2020, 06:36:19 pm
It doesn't matter who is under center until Nagy is gone.

He's the worst head coach in the NFL by a wide margin.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 06:42:27 pm
No. It is Mitch that was the problem. We now have Foles. Heís a veteran Super Bowl MVP. Itís all sorted now.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 04, 2020, 06:47:07 pm
4 of 14 on 3rd down.
269 total yards
28 yards rushing on 16 attempts

Glad our problems have been sorted out.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on October 04, 2020, 07:00:26 pm
28 rushing yards? On 16 attempts? Holy fricken crap.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: chifaninva on October 04, 2020, 07:05:38 pm
Ultimately, who can we thank for this? Pace...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on October 04, 2020, 07:07:56 pm
ONE sack ... and it was by Urban.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 04, 2020, 07:15:45 pm
Our O-line is just terrible.  They couldn't run block or pass block.  They were owned the entire game.  We could have had a HoF QB back there and would still have lost.

The D wasn't all that either.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 04, 2020, 07:58:24 pm
Games like that are why you build the **** trenches...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on October 04, 2020, 08:40:34 pm
Games like that are one reason I donít watch anymore.
Not  only bad, but dull.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on October 04, 2020, 09:00:29 pm
That was gross. 

OLine got manhandled. 

Foles looked like a career backup.

TEs and WRs are a big pile of meh. 

I'm sick of the middle of the field being left open by the D.  I hate how soft Pagano plays on long yardage/early down.  He gives up 8-11 with little resistance.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 04, 2020, 10:56:25 pm

I've seen this movie before...defense tries to keep the Bears in the game and the offense keep stepping on their dikk.

Patterson needs to be used less at running back.  He's got great speed but its all in one direction.  He doesn't have the patience to find a hole.  In fact Montgomery showed patience on one running play and picked up the first down.  Sometimes you get to bounce it outside.

And speaking about bouncing it outside - how come all the Bears running plays are up the middle - no sweeps?

We need a TE that can by linebackers and get open.  Graham is great in short yardage but not a medium let alone a deep threat.  Didn't the Bears draft and rave about a rookie TE - where's he?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 05, 2020, 05:16:40 am
Put me down as one that thinks its our coaches.  D has not been anywhere near the same since Fangio left.  The offense is better than it was but the play calling is terrible.  We get too cute at critical moments.

Pace is a mediocre GM.  He has done some good things, but whiffing on the QB pick a few years ago while trading up....unforgivable. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on October 05, 2020, 05:48:47 am
Pace is worse than mediocre, 85% of being a GM is handling the draft. His drafting and his draft day trading have been a joke. Hiring Nagy was a joke. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 05, 2020, 07:35:09 am
Questions that were not asked per Biggs...

On the third-and-1 run on the first play of the fourth quarter, why did you have Cordarrelle Patterson in the game at running back instead of David Montgomery? Patterson is an upright runner and easier to bring down at the line of scrimmage than Montgomery, who runs with better lean. The play wasnít blocked well and I doubt Walter Payton would have moved the chains in that situation, but Iím confounded by the decision to go to Patterson there.

The fourth-and-2 deep shot to David Montgomery down the sideline worked as you picked up a 32-yard pass interference penalty, but are you looking for a different option on that play? It seems to be a low-percentage choice considering the down and distance and throwing to a running back and not a wide receiver.

What happened on the second-and-5 play from the Colts 9-yard line in the second quarter? You used a timeout before the play and clearly there was some type of miscommunication as Nick Foles didnít have anyone to hand the ball off to and wound up pulling it down and running for no gain.

Why was Tyler Bray promoted from the practice squad for the game only to be inactive? The promotion bumped up the sixth-year veteran to the prorated pay of $910,000, meaning he received a $53,529 game check. Thatís great work when you can find it. Bray was earning $204,000 on the practice squad, or $12,000 per week, so itís a bump of more than $41,000. Why promote him to the active roster and then make him inactive when the plan all week was for Mitch Trubisky to be the No. 2 and no quarterbacks appeared on the injury report?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on October 05, 2020, 08:34:59 am
Bears in the clown car for sure, no change.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 05, 2020, 09:03:35 am

VJ

It appeared that the Bears were going to run a play on that 3rd and 1 at the end of the 3rd quarter.  Colts were in a pass defense and Montgomery was in at halfback.  Bears decided to use the time between quarters to come up with a better play and chose to go 3 TE against the tough Colt interior. 

Bears don't like to throw short on 3rd and 1 - they like to attempt higher risk/reward passes instead of dumping it off and living to play another set of downs. 

There were a couple WTF plays - happens when the QB gets his first start.

Who knows on Bray.  Maybe they wanted to give him some extra cash.  We'll see if they return him to the PS.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 05, 2020, 09:07:39 am
And just to throw some salt on the open wound we get to play Tom GOAT Brady on Thu night. 

Rivers has always seemed to own the Bears, and the Colts do have the #1 D, but still I kept hoping Foles was going to uncork something.  Sadly that was not to be.  I think we will be missing Mitch before too long.  Although I guess a 3-2 record is still technically a winning record.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 05, 2020, 09:36:14 am

I don't know that Mitch would have faired any better.  Mitch does benefit from some defensive formations having to assign a player to spy him and the rushers may have to be more disciplined to stay in their lanes.

The Colts DBs were excellent.  I thought our O-line did a credible job pass blocking.  For the most part Foles had time but receivers weren't open and he had to be precise with a lot of his passes.

I do know Bears seem to struggle with WR screens (WRs can't block) and WR end arounds.  Taylor Gabriel used to get some yardage on those plays - not this year.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 07:40:38 pm
How do you miss such a easy throw for a first down? Stupid things like that will result in losses.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 08, 2020, 07:52:46 pm
This Bears team is so poorly coached its ridiculous!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 07:54:31 pm
Weíre fine. The offense is sorted out now. Foles is the starter.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 07:55:50 pm
Catch and TD. Thanks Santa Nick.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 07:57:59 pm
Mitch can overthrow a wide open WR on third and 2. He can also under throw them for INTs.

Cordell Patterson gets the first touch out of the backfield of the night for a 2 yard gain.

10-0 now. Mitch sucks.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:02:05 pm
Sorted
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:04:49 pm
At least Patterson gets more touches when you let TB score.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:05:08 pm
Wow. Just **** wow.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:05:43 pm
Sorted out...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:06:18 pm
Nick Foles
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:06:32 pm
Has a coach ever called a time out to bench a QB?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:07:21 pm
The starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:08:17 pm
Nick...Nick Foles
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:08:49 pm
Sorted
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:09:12 pm
When he gets to the bench I hope Mitch tells Nick, ďWTF Nick. I can do that ****.Ē
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:10:07 pm
Like it or not
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:10:55 pm
Nagy done with 10
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:11:22 pm
Sorted
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:14:41 pm
No respect right here.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:15:40 pm
How bad is a team that their opponent is way deep in their own end and feels confident enough to go for it on 4th down.....sickening....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:15:54 pm
Ariens is totally disrespecting Nagy right there.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:18:17 pm
Bears D is bad. Zero pass rush....don't we have expensive FAs?? ..... ... .. .
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:19:41 pm
Score here and I'm done.....not watching this sh.. show.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:23:21 pm
Wonder how this team would be doing if they were smart enough to make the offensive line a serious priority instead of keeping trash like Leno....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:23:43 pm
Pagano is no Fangio.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: JeffH on October 08, 2020, 08:24:06 pm
The worst head coach in the NFL.

The worst head coach in Chicago Bears history.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:39:25 pm
Nice drive. Now donít give up points before the half.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:42:32 pm
BS flag!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:43:45 pm
That was all shoulder to chest
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:44:10 pm
I would challenge it as a fumble too
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:44:48 pm
Oh yeah under 2 min. Should call it a fumble.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:45:47 pm
What?  A call went our way?!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:45:47 pm
Clear catch and fumble.....good call....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 08, 2020, 08:48:29 pm
How....did he fricking catch that?? wow.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 08, 2020, 08:49:09 pm
TD band wagoners!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:49:20 pm
Wow. Nice catch
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 08, 2020, 08:50:03 pm
why call a TO after the Patterson catch?  To give Brady more time?

Great catch by Graham.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 08:50:15 pm
Bears!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 08:52:45 pm
TD band wagoners!

You show up when they finally do something that resembles a football team and then call everyone a band wagoner???  Right.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 08, 2020, 08:59:20 pm
Show up?

I watch every play win or lose while youíre looking for another team haha.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 09:01:19 pm
It would be awesome For the Bears to finally beat Tom Brady
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:01:44 pm
Whoís looking for another team?  You showed up in the topic when they finally did something and called everyone that was already in there a band wagoner. Usually a band wagoner is one who only shows their face during the good times.

Nuff said.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 08, 2020, 09:04:09 pm
Youíre placing a lot of importance on a low participation message board.

Not a lot of fans here.

Anyway..........find a pass rush and go bears!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 08, 2020, 09:05:06 pm
Great end of 2 minutes before half.  However I still think this team is poorly coached and I do not feel confident about this season.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:06:29 pm
You shouldnít feel confident about this game much less the season.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:09:05 pm
Gotta love this play calling. First two plays out of the half. Both passes behind the line of scrimmage.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:09:56 pm
2nd and 20 lets throw a 3 yard pass.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:10:38 pm
Wasted that good field position. Way to go team!  Three and out.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 09:14:06 pm
I like how the guys never give up, but I hate how unprepared they almost always are
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:14:16 pm
Pathetic defense.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:14:52 pm
Mack sighting.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 09:18:17 pm
Holding them to FGís
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:18:54 pm
It would be nice if they held them to a punt.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:24:11 pm
Another pretty 3 and out. Yay team!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:26:12 pm
WTF?  Block in the back by the kicking team?  How bad do you have to be to have that called on you?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:27:06 pm
So I bet they continue their streak of not scoring in the third quarter.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:38:34 pm
174 total yards so far. Glad that offense is sorted out.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 09:42:21 pm
48 total rushing yards for the last 7 quarters. Yay team.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 09:56:22 pm
Brady call
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:04:37 pm
This is where good teams Mae the 4 minute scoring drive to win the game. I smell a three and out so we can use our time outs on defense.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:05:40 pm
Ok. Nick got away with a pick 6 there.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:06:11 pm
Pump fake for a sack. 3rd and 19 now.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:07:05 pm
Wow. That was not roughing. Lucky call there.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:07:46 pm
Have to take advantage of that gift by the ref.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:08:33 pm
Another ball up for grabs and the defender drops the INT.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:09:17 pm
4th down. Horrible.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 10:10:22 pm
Canít block anyone
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:11:39 pm
Nice. Urban just gave a guitar strum and a point to the sky after that tackle for loss.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:12:43 pm
Nice defensive stand.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:13:19 pm
Only a 16 second possession. Very nice.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:13:50 pm
That was so bear like of TB.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:15:28 pm
They have to get this 20-30 yards to win this. Need to get the run going here. Some how. Some way. Time to shine Nagy. Do your **** job.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:21:11 pm
Need about 4 more yards and run the first down play for -1 passing behind the LOS again.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 10:21:50 pm
Youíre in the third year of your program time to win
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:23:16 pm
Perfect throw?  Why do the WRs have to slow down to catch the balls?  Hit him in stride and itís a TD.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:23:59 pm
Still a lot of time on the clock.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:25:34 pm
And they throw incomplete and stop the clock to let TB save a time out.

Good job Nagy. Yay team.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:27:12 pm
Instead of about 30 seconds Nagy gives the GOAT over a minute. Good call Nagy. Yay team!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:30:19 pm
Ok. 4th down. Stand up D!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:30:43 pm
YES!!!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 10:31:23 pm
Bears win!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:32:01 pm
Tom is showing his Alzheimerís.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 10:32:56 pm
Not a good look for Brady there
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 08, 2020, 10:34:20 pm
Brady wonít even go on the field to congratulate Foles.

What an arse.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 08, 2020, 10:34:28 pm
Iím just surprised the refs didnít agree with him.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 08, 2020, 10:40:49 pm
"We're trying to keep our distance."

Foles not throwing Brady under the bus for the post game scoot straight to the showers...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 08, 2020, 10:43:24 pm
Come to think of it thatís twice in a row Brady has lost to Foles.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 08, 2020, 10:43:29 pm
@MikeGarafolo
#Bears G James Daniels will undergo an MRI on his pec, with a source saying the fear is he suffered a season-ending injury. The tests will tell the full story.
10:34 PM ∑ Oct 8, 2020∑Twitter for iPhone
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 08, 2020, 10:46:35 pm
Same injury Roquan had last year?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 08, 2020, 10:50:24 pm
Deondre Houston Carson deserves a lot of credit for that last play.

Third string safety with a great play.



Tell me you werenít thinking double doing just before that last field goal
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 08, 2020, 11:05:30 pm
I was sending positive vibes. You can do this.  I canít be negative at all (even tsk out loud) or the dog freaks out and thinks heís in trouble.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 09, 2020, 12:19:06 am

Not only did I think Santos misses that field goal but I'm thinking Brady gets them down the field for a chip shot field goal to win it at the end.

Bears defense especially the pass rush did the job.  Mack gets 2 sacks....should have had 3.  Some sloppy tackling early on but what a game!

Kudos to the kicker whatever his name is...and Bears finally send Montgomery down the field as they did Patterson.   Where's that been all season?

And what about DeAndre Houston-Carson?  A special teamer his entire career makes the game clinching play!

Bears 4-1?  Yeah.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 09, 2020, 03:27:38 am
I had to work but was listening to the game, watched a smidgeon at lunch and then watched the recording when I got home.

This team could go either way.  The defense is good but not great and the offense is less then average not good.

If both can take it up a notch they will be something.  Hoping they can put it together as the season goes on.

At 4-1 they should make the play offs. Let's hope they hit their stride by then!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 09, 2020, 03:53:16 am
https://bearswire.usatoday.com/2020/10/09/khalil-mack-explains-why-he-hip-tossed-tristan-wirfs-in-bears-week-5-win/?fbclid=IwAR1t4mPxYQrbUY8L7zKtGIdTZJCz10BoyZxMiuUfkO3_OSm8qx9WUYcEAsM
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on October 09, 2020, 06:15:12 am
Bilal Nichols & Quinn absent from defensive stat sheet.

35 rush yards.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on October 09, 2020, 07:02:14 am
FWIW here's what I saw:

1. This team is NOT well coached.

 Case A: I am sure I was not alone at yelling at the screen during the last drive where they kept going out of bounds with plenty of time and TOs. It felt like they were going to score a FG, leaving too much time on the clock for TB to go down and get the winning FG.

Case B; WTF is with Bear WRs jumping when they catch a ball they have NO reason jumping for ? Robinson's INT does not happen if he just keeps his goddamn feet on the ground (his knee batted it up in the air when he mysteriously lifted his feet while falling back). Mike **** Furrey (you goddamn ex-Lion), why do all Bears WR do this ? Its like they are coached to do so (or not coached to NOT do that stupidity). Its kind of like the Walrus technique our Oline seems to use (looking at that turnstile Leno). Technique or bad habit ? Either way its on the coaches to correct these mistakes.... and they are not.....

Case C: Nagy has NO feel for momentum or the flow of the game. Foles is a streaky QB. He goes hot and cold. Foles heats up and drives down the field and **** Nagy calls a TO and stops that momentum. The drive stalls. HE and Foles have some words on sidelines (you can almost see Foles saying "WTF did you stop me for ! I was going in for the win!". 

2. That said, I have no problem with going for the win (even clock management on the last drive was truly **** poor but again that falls a lot on coaching but that's also an Andy Reid special)  but I liked them going for the dagger at the end. Just wish they didn't run out a couple of times earlier in the drive to save some clock for Brady.  One thing this team does is that it keeps coming, and coming, and coming (even when it does stupid things) so even though he is a sub-par play caller and trash at situational awareness he gets credit for getting the boys to keep playing. Down 13-0 and looking like dogshit on offense ? Like the energizer bunny they just keep playing and playing and playing......

3. D got gashed at times but held up otherwise. Roquan was in position early to make plays and whiffed a few times. Then it looks like he got kinda mad. And Mack was a beast. Coverage was good (Evans is a great receiver and Brady, even though old is still good enough to win with). Run defense, however is a serious concern.....

4. With James Daniel out (probably for the season) that makes a sub-par line even more subpar. Guess its time to coach the "mega walrus technique" where the line blocks down and all falls to the ground.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BearHit on October 09, 2020, 07:48:20 am
Nagy must have money on the spread - never wants to build a large lead
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 09, 2020, 08:50:01 am
Quinn couldn't be absent from the stat sheet...he had the fumble recovery while everyone else was standing around looking at the ball and celebrating Fuller's hit...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 09, 2020, 08:56:09 am
It was annoying that Roquan was hitting RB in the hole and couldnt wrap up and make the tackle.  But he was around a lot.  Trevethan got picked on some.  That hit by Fuller was beautiful and something you dont see much any more.  And I kept thinking we got this guy Quinn who was supposed to rush the passer, and so far he has pretty much done nothing.  The key to beating Brady is to hit him, often and hard.  How many times was he down on the ground?  He got plastered so many times he lost track of which down it was.  I love it. 

Foles IS a streaky qb, not exactly what you want or need.  The lack of a run game is disturbing and I guess we get to see what Bars has.  WE KNOW what Leno has, speed bump Charlie has the walrus move and the turnstyle move.  Please put Spriggs or anyone else in there. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on October 09, 2020, 08:58:17 am
When Daniels went down they put in Bars amd the first play he gives up a sack. Gotta be a decent guard out there we can pickup
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 09, 2020, 09:26:25 am
True but he seemed to settle down after that.  Lets see what he can do.  Spriggs in for Leno for sure.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 09, 2020, 09:47:19 am
Yeah, I figured you'd post some nonsense criticizing Bars on the one play.

Kid's been sitting on the bench the whole season, no preseason, and probably no live contact in practice for weeks and brought in cold against a top defensive tackle in Vita Vea and gives up the sack.  But if you paid attention to the rest of the game you'd have seen he held up well having to single block Vea on numerous pass attempts where the Bears doubled the other guy, Ndamukong Suh.

I hope Daniels can come back this season, but it does give Bears chance to evaluate Bars for potential move to RG next year if they don't retain Ifendi.   Bears have 3 other backup guards if Bars falters, Coward, and the 2 rookie 7th rounders.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 09, 2020, 10:18:57 am
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=onebox&v=

20 minutes edited game
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 09, 2020, 01:47:02 pm
Daniels torn pec, done for the year.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 09, 2020, 01:57:54 pm
A win against a top team is often an ugly struggle.

We beat the GOAT on national tv prime time.

The D beat him up.  They won on physicality.

Our offense made the key plays necessary to win.

Enjoy it, appreciate it.  There have been far too few.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on October 09, 2020, 02:06:21 pm
More of the same please, more of the same. An ugly win is miles more gorgeous than a beautiful loss
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 09, 2020, 04:15:49 pm
Bears4ever,

We are definitely watching the same Bears.  They are not well coached.  The problem is the 4-1 record is fools gold. 

Here is the thing.  I think we truly have Super Bowl talent.  However we are not even close to reaching the potential of our players.

The D has the best corner dual in the league per stats.  The safeties are also one of the best.

You have the most dominate player in the league with Mack.  Probably the most under-rated with Hicks.  Add in an aging but effective Quinn.  Roquan is above average.  Trevathan at this stage of career is average but solid.

On offense you have a really talented young RB, one of the best WR in the league, an above average TE in Graham.  Foles is adequate at QB with the talent we have on offense and defense.

The problem I see our team cannot tackle, block, run or catch well.  That's coaching.  The play calling is atrocious.  We put a damn return man in the backfield on 3rd down and 2 yards.  We run gimmick plays too much.  I could go on but anyone who is a fan of the game knows what I am talking about.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 09, 2020, 06:37:48 pm
Sleepingbear



Over estimating your talent and deriding coaching is excuse making. Graham an above average TE??? Surely you jest.


Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 09, 2020, 07:20:13 pm
https://www.espn.com/nfl/stats/player/_/view/offense/stat/receiving/table/receiving/sort/receivingTouchdowns/dir/desc

Learn the game or go back to your hole troll.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Grizzlybear34 on October 10, 2020, 06:18:51 am
Was Graham under utilized or under motivated in Green Bay?  He sure looks like a player to me.  He has lost a step from his glory with the Saints, but should make up for it with experience.  This signing was being mocked everywhere when we made it, but it has paid off, particularly in the red zone.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on October 10, 2020, 06:38:11 am
Hiber-

Yeah we see the team the same way :D

This team is underachieving with the talent it has (that's on Nagy & Co). Could it be more talented ? Absolutely (that's on Pace).  The last game was the 1st one in awhile that the Defense really had some feeling to it that it felt it could be good. But its run D is not good. Lucky that Arians pulled his best Mike Martz and decided to toss the ball around more when he had a lead and was running the ball well......

All teams have blemishes it just seems that the Bears are the most glaring of the 3+ win teams. I'll take wins over losses anyday. I just wish they wouldn't have to be down 10+ points all the time before the team shows up....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davep on October 10, 2020, 10:04:28 am
The defense is very good, but it lacks the one thing that prevents it from being dominant.  An outstanding pass rush.  And the key to that (this year) will be Quinn.  Mack is unworldly good, and Hicks is excellent, but they need that third top rusher that prevents the others from being double teamed.

The 1985 Bears had Dent and Hampton, along with either Otis Wilson or Wilber Marshall blitzing.  That turned McMichael, an average rusher at best, into a real threat.

I think that Quinn is going to come on as he gets used to a new system and new players next to him.  If he does, this defense will be truly outstanding.

I don't think the offense will improve much as long as their offensive run blocking stinks, which it does.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: 46 on October 10, 2020, 10:42:48 am
Put me down as one who thought that signing was waste. Oops
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BillSharp on October 10, 2020, 12:34:04 pm
me too.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: navigator on October 10, 2020, 02:43:16 pm
Goldman being out hurts more than many realize.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 10, 2020, 03:03:59 pm
The biggest weakness on the team, and it's a huge one, is the Oline. They are very much below average. It is inexcusable to see how Leno played last season and return with him at LT. He's playing the same way he did last season-like utter crap.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: WshflThinking on October 10, 2020, 04:53:24 pm
Goldman being out hurts more than many realize.

He is. He was the run stopper in the middle. He hasnt been physically replaced, certainly not quality wise.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 10, 2020, 11:36:01 pm
This defense isnít respected by other teams. Evidence was TB going for it on 4th down deep inside their own territory.  That was total disrespect.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 10, 2020, 11:40:51 pm
It was disrespect for our run defense in the middle of our line.

Their o line was getting good push in the middle. I miss Ted Washington.  Put him in the middle in his prime and this would be an all time great defense.

We miss Goldman.  Sucks he was a **** who was to scared to play because of the Plandemic.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Grizzlybear34 on October 11, 2020, 04:58:14 am
The defense is very good, but it lacks the one thing that prevents it from being dominant.  An outstanding pass rush.  And the key to that (this year) will be Quinn.  Mack is unworldly good, and Hicks is excellent, but they need that third top rusher that prevents the others from being double teamed.

The 1985 Bears had Dent and Hampton, along with either Otis Wilson or Wilber Marshall blitzing.  That turned McMichael, an average rusher at best, into a real threat.

I think that Quinn is going to come on as he gets used to a new system and new players next to him.  If he does, this defense will be truly outstanding.

I don't think the offense will improve much as long as their offensive run blocking stinks, which it does.

Good analysis.  I wonder if releasing Smith more on blitzes is that answer?  He certainly has found his way there and has the speed to be accounted for.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Grizzlybear34 on October 11, 2020, 05:01:20 am
It was disrespect for our run defense in the middle of our line.

Their o line was getting good push in the middle. I miss Ted Washington.  Put him in the middle in his prime and this would be an all time great defense.

We miss Goldman.  Sucks he was a **** who was to scared to play because of the Plandemic.

It is somewhat maddening that the NFL didn't allow an opt back in for players that make that decision.  Perhaps 8 games out, make the decision to stay out for the season or opt back in.  The league has shown flexibility in other parts of the covid response, I wonder if this will be one of them.  Not sure how many players opted out, I believe the number was less than 30.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 11, 2020, 07:14:16 am
The thing that really stinks about Leno, and Draft Dr Phil harps on a lot, is that he is not held accountable for his pisss poor play.  Mitch made mistakes and got benched for Foles.  Miller made drops, and his playing time was scaled back.  Speed bump Leno KEEPS doing the walrus, and they keep trotting him out there.  If i was a D player I would be kind of demoralized by that alone.  Sit him for a bit, try Spriggs or Coward or the 2 7th rounders, cant be any worse.  Send a message that what you are doing ISNT good enough.  Period. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davep on October 11, 2020, 09:54:07 am
It was disrespect for our run defense in the middle of our line.

Their o line was getting good push in the middle. I miss Ted Washington.  Put him in the middle in his prime and this would be an all time great defense.

We miss Goldman.  Sucks he was a **** who was to scared to play because of the Plandemic.

Anyone at his weight is going to have severe trouble breathing if they get Covid.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davep on October 11, 2020, 10:03:35 am
Good analysis.  I wonder if releasing Smith more on blitzes is that answer?  He certainly has found his way there and has the speed to be accounted for.

The best defensive coordinator I have ever seen was Buddy Ryan.  His philosophy was simple.  You MUST put severe pressure on the quarterback, and you rush as many as you need to achieve that pressure.  Any pro quarterback will kill you if given time.

Of course, blitzing opens you up to fluke long passes, which will always happen occasionally.  The offense has to be good enough to do two things.

1. Keep the opposing offense off the field by dominating time of possession.

2. Score enough to overcome a couple of fluke touchdowns against your defense.

That requires an offensive line that can allow a decent running game, and we don't have that at this time.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 11, 2020, 12:09:51 pm
Anyone at his weight is going to have severe trouble breathing if they get Covid.

Someone his age would likely have no symptoms or minor symptoms at best.  How many active NFL players have died from it?  0.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 11, 2020, 02:35:27 pm
These guys football players not rocket scientist.  They buying into the hype machine.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 11, 2020, 03:09:29 pm
Itís not necessarily about them but about bringing it home to vulnerable family members.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 11, 2020, 10:07:15 pm

Isn't Eddie Goldman asthmatic? 

Bears don't play much 3-4 anymore without him.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 11, 2020, 10:12:45 pm
That was the claim.  Is he going to opt out every flu season?

Seriously if I can go to work everyday this entire time so can he. 

I am a hell of a lot older then he is I am not hiding at home. 

GIANT ****!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Bears4Ever on October 12, 2020, 08:00:51 am
The virus will vanish in a few weeks from now if Biden gets into office. And Biden will take a fall down the stairs on inaugeration day with a little Kamala help.

I still don't think the fearmongers will allow the season to finish. I hope I'm wrong but with the NFL embracing stances that alienate over half its real base is just the warning sign.....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 12, 2020, 06:47:59 pm
Itís not an if.


And itís not the flu.



And the bears still suck.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 12, 2020, 06:50:26 pm
Sleepnigsux



That just bear players with lower IQs.


They reflect their fan base.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on October 18, 2020, 10:52:32 am
I like the matchup today.  Carolina's defense isn't good and now it's pretty beat up.  Foles should have his best day as a Bears starter. 

My main concern is the speed of Carolina's offense.  Bears are really slow and our dbs don't always tackle well.

My prediction is Bears win 27-24.  Bears are comfortably in the lead most of the game but the Panthers mount a comeback late to make the score tight.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 12:04:20 pm
Nagy typically loses when he has any amount of extra time to prepare.  Hope he can buck that trend
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:09:18 pm
Nagy and the O is going to **** away this early gift.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:10:25 pm
Delay of game after a Time Out.

Fvcking great job Nagy.  Sorted this Offense out.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 12:11:05 pm
TD Kmet!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on October 18, 2020, 12:11:52 pm
What a clown show after that interception.
Cole Kmet gets his first td!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 12:12:13 pm
Bears!  Great play!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:12:32 pm
Nice to get the TD after the idiot moves.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 12:14:04 pm
Delay of game after a time out is not a good look for Nagy
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 12:14:50 pm
Geez delay of game coming off a timeout.

Nice play keeps Nagys screw up out of focus.

Graham on the bench in the red zone?

Trying to get too cute.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:19:44 pm
Giving up 3rd and 7 is not good.  Gotta get off the field on that.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:22:36 pm
Typical Bears.  Score early then let them walk right down the field on you to return the favor.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:26:38 pm
Let's put together an NFL Quality drive now.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 12:27:55 pm
This years defense reminds me of Lovie Smithís teams, allowing long drives that end in field goals
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:32:57 pm
Thanks Leno.  False start to his walrus move.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 12:34:08 pm
The first down runs are just too predictable
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 18, 2020, 12:34:57 pm
Really tiring of Anthony Miller.  Just catch the ball for the first down...not try to make a move and lose the first down.  Brother.  Self player...not a team guy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 18, 2020, 12:45:25 pm
Our offensive play calling sucks!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 12:49:52 pm
That was PI!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 12:50:47 pm
That was PI if there ever was a PI.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 12:59:57 pm
Booo!  I hate that penalty.  This isn't even football anymore.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 01:02:46 pm
That was a shoulder to shoulder hit.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on October 18, 2020, 01:06:50 pm
Good clean hit and then it looked like the ball never hit the ground.  Wish Nagy would have thrown the red flag. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 18, 2020, 01:09:31 pm
Nice tackle by Fuller.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 01:21:10 pm
Do we finally have a kicker?

13-6 Bears at the half.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 01:21:57 pm
F*cking Charles Leno.  Can Santos be turning into Robbie Gould?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: octagon on October 18, 2020, 01:22:13 pm
I had zero faith in Santos hitting that.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 18, 2020, 01:30:56 pm
The refs have screwed us at least 3 times the first half.  Nagy is a dope.  Lets see if the D can come out in the second with the same intensity and seal this game. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 01:36:26 pm
Man 13 rush yards
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 01:38:10 pm
12
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 18, 2020, 01:38:14 pm
Our O-line suxxs
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:38:26 pm
There is a dropped first down
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 01:41:23 pm
The online canít give a clean pocket to save its life
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:42:36 pm
Had to get a handoff to the kick returner sooner or later because Nagy is smarter than anyone else.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 01:44:36 pm
Dropped pass by Harris was a killer
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:44:53 pm
Another 3rd quarter drive that results in zippy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:47:17 pm
Maybe we can get a safety as our first points of the third quarter for the year. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:47:54 pm
Guess not
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:50:28 pm
OK.  Now get your first 3rd quarter score of the season.  Make it a T.

LOL!  Fvcking bears.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 01:50:54 pm
Come on Foles!  WTF?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:51:06 pm
Foles is no better than a career backup.

Always has been.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:52:56 pm
Has Nagy seen enough of this POS too?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:53:34 pm
OMG!

A FLAG!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 01:53:41 pm
Challenge it!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:54:03 pm
LOL.  Now they want to call PI
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 01:56:18 pm
They would have never overturned that call on a tip.

It just pisses me off that they didn't call it when it was obviously over the back earlier.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:01:29 pm
3rd and 18.

let them get into FG range.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:02:00 pm
Grate time and place for a fake...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:02:25 pm
Nope they tried it and missed.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:02:52 pm
Let's get off this third quarter snide damn it.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:06:32 pm
Surprise first down run for negative yards.

Pass behind the LOS for minimal yards on 2nd down.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:06:58 pm
They are almost in FG range
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:08:19 pm
That play to Moony keeps working.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:08:48 pm
WOW.  David with the power run
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:09:22 pm
Time to give it to the kick returner Nagy....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:12:04 pm
TD BEARS!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:12:52 pm
Or not...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:13:08 pm
That was all  Montgomery.  No thanks to the line.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 02:13:26 pm
Looks short
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:13:37 pm
Are you **** kidding me.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:14:14 pm
It's going to be 3rd a goal.  Who want's to bet Nagy tries something cute?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:17:02 pm
Did someone steal Nagy's call sheet?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:17:20 pm
Foles with the keeper TD BEARS!

The oline finally got a little push.

The small crowd in Carolina is chanting, Let's Go Bears!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:18:15 pm
He ran the ball three times?  One was a QB sneak and didn't give it to Patterson once.  WOW.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 02:20:44 pm
Good lord they play soft coverage
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:24:01 pm
How do you do that twice in a row?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:30:06 pm
No way is that PI!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:30:21 pm
FVCKING TERRIBLE CALL!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 02:30:57 pm
TOTAL BS!

Why do we even watch this crap?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 18, 2020, 02:31:56 pm
The officiating sucks.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:32:05 pm
WOW.  Thanks Refs.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 18, 2020, 02:32:27 pm
They been calling terrible calls both ways.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 02:33:02 pm
Johnson hid the holding of the receivers arm like a veteran but still got caught
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:33:14 pm
So from now on all the WR has to do is stick a hand in the defenders arm pit and they will get a PI call.  Total BS.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:35:47 pm
The Bears need a score.  20 isn't going to win this.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:55:07 pm
RUN THE DAMN BALL!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:55:31 pm
QUIT STOPPING THE CLOCK NAGY!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 02:57:36 pm
Let's throw it on 3rd and 3 when you need the clock running.

Thanks Nagy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Pekin on October 18, 2020, 03:10:03 pm
Great game by the defense today!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 18, 2020, 03:10:24 pm
LOL he made the game winning stop against Tampa
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 03:11:02 pm
Same **** as last week. Bears win even though Nagy tries to give it away two weeks in a row.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 03:12:19 pm
RUN THE **** BALL ON 3rd AND SHORT. FORCE THEM TO ISE THE T.O. AT LEAST B
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 03:14:04 pm
How the hell this team is 5-1 with this idiot at the wheel blows my mind.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 03:15:24 pm
Another stupid play call that threatens a victory.  But Iíll take 5-1.  About all I can think good to say about Nagy is his guys never give up.

Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 18, 2020, 03:23:19 pm
Ok seems the refs thought we were playing GB.  So Johnson gets called for PI yet when they go over the top of any of our WR, and blatently, not a flag to be seen.  Nagy is the DUMBEST man in the room.  Montgomery is your best offensive player, hands down, and on that last 3rd down he is off the field and Patterson is your RB?  Are you freaking kidding me.  Idiot.  glad for the win, would love to see Nagy go.  And please dont start me on Leno.  And I dont think Coward is the answer at RG, you saw our running output today....Bars, get better soon.  And can we PLEASE try ANYONE at LT not named Leno???  You know, before Foles cant remember his first name....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: chifaninva on October 18, 2020, 03:55:03 pm
Get this, we make the playoffs (lose the first round), then the Bears give Nagy an extension and we're stuck with that POS for the next 5 years..
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 04:20:36 pm
Damn. 2 yards from Rodgers throwing his second pick 6 of the game. TB runs it in anyway to take the lead.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 18, 2020, 04:22:05 pm
Donít look now but if TB wins the Bears are alone in first.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 18, 2020, 04:41:02 pm
So GB grabs Brady's facemask, twists his helmet and doesnt get called for a penalty?  Ok, good to see the refs are even keel.  I hope Brady buries Rogers.  And I need to turn the volulme down as I cant take any more of Aikman slurping on Rogers.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 18, 2020, 05:39:34 pm
That pregame interview with Rogers was like he was preparing for the NFC Championship. They haven't accomplished anything yet this year.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 18, 2020, 06:15:31 pm
Watched Leno this game and again, walrus city. How in the ..... is this guy still out there?? A piece of toast would be more effective. Take him out and have the left guard toss a banana peel down to his left, at least the D may slip on it. Would be more effective than this clown out there....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 18, 2020, 08:29:53 pm
Houston-Carson is our secret weapon for the last 2 minutes of the game...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BearHit on October 20, 2020, 06:17:25 am
ST - was also HUGE - avg starting field position was like the 13 yard line for Panthers
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 20, 2020, 09:41:15 am

The only problem with special teams all year has been punt returns.   Not many opportunities.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 20, 2020, 05:35:33 pm
(https://scontent-atl3-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/122034577_347820466495121_217878220984054870_o.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=g-B6kx5RKqwAX8_LrPj&_nc_ht=scontent-atl3-2.xx&oh=6a0eb2e96500c5afa516cd2a6f0b7bd7&oe=5FB4209F)
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 20, 2020, 05:43:36 pm
I believe this was prior to the INT

(https://scontent-atl3-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/122074482_10157587605698513_7847196079209518318_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=419JUMsVXh8AX9uMwmw&_nc_ht=scontent-atl3-2.xx&oh=0d738ff0209accac94f567c66e882008&oe=5FB48796)
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 20, 2020, 08:00:32 pm

Foles had Montgomery wide open in front of him and Kmet on the right side - wide open.

Kmet's man dropped off him and got the pick (Jeremy Chin).

I think it was first down - no reason Foles had to make an off balance throw like that especially when in field goal range.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 20, 2020, 08:24:07 pm
It was first down
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 21, 2020, 05:42:40 am
That PI on Robinson was so blatant that the ball hit the crown of his helmet and bounced incomplete.  What WR ever tries to catch the ball with the crown of their helmet?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BearHit on October 21, 2020, 06:23:36 am
It's gotta be the point spread that motivates these refs - those 2 calls allowed for 7 point spread instead of 14 - or more
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Grizzlybear34 on October 21, 2020, 09:02:31 am
And Vilma said the defender was playing the ball.  Kind of like when Fuller played the ball, later?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 21, 2020, 11:00:46 am

Looking back-all 3 controversial plays were PI:

- Fuller did knock the receiver into the dirt (quite an an athletic play)
- Johnson had the arm of the receiver between his arm and his side (illegal but veteran move)
- Robinson was flat out hit well before the ball arrived

It's crazy this year, but just about every Bear pick or TD I just stare at the TV waiting waiting waiting for the yellow box to appear
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: BearHit on October 21, 2020, 11:37:13 am
Yep - and Vilma and Pereira agreed Fuller made contact to head and neck - but the head contact only happened because of Newton's third law of motion
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Sportster on October 21, 2020, 01:37:14 pm
It resulted in a FG and killed a drive. He was on his head, bent his head down so that the ball deflected off his helmet. Not sure how more blatant a foul that could have been....
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 01:55:11 pm
It seems like they are watching the Bears extra close this year, compared to the other teams, but they have gotten some flat out gifts from the zebras.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 26, 2020, 02:02:22 pm
Damn, you guys practice crybaby conservativism on the political thread and crybaby officiating on this thread...how about something else fellas.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 02:55:34 pm
Mostly the officiating has been bad for the Bears because over the last 30 years, the  Bears have been bad, and always with a bad quarterback.  Good teams with good quarterbacks usually get the calls.  The great QB's always get the calls

McMahon was arguably borderline good, but the 1985 Bears got ALL the calls, I remember thinking it at the time, winning and getting the benefit of the doubt from the refs being such an unfamiliar feeling. 

Down in the trenches, rooting on our bad quarterback-teams it just feels that way, especially in EVERY PACKERS GAME SINCE 1993
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 07:28:08 pm
One penalty to kill a drive. One to help a drive. Way to have them prepared coach.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 26, 2020, 07:33:01 pm
bill

stop whining.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 07:40:50 pm
3 and out inside your own 10 yard line. Great job Nagy. Some creative play calling there.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 07:41:35 pm
Otter why donít you just keep hoping for someone to help your team reach 1st place.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 26, 2020, 07:47:10 pm
The Packers were 17-4 in the last decade against the bears and 42-19 in the past 30 years.

I think that we're doing fine.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 26, 2020, 07:47:42 pm
Our coaches have to be some of the worst in the league.  The record is inspire of the coaching not because of it.

I really hope we fire Nagy at the end of this year.  I personally have seen enough.  He is not my head coach.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 07:47:48 pm
Patterson might be a good decoy one day...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 07:48:54 pm
That was easy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 07:53:02 pm
3rd and 2. Where is Patterson?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 07:55:21 pm
Nagy setting the league up for the Bears to go to not-Patterson some time this season.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:02:07 pm
Gashing them for chunks again.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:04:22 pm
This D can not get off the field. Nagy getting outclassed and out coached again.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:06:44 pm
Refs seem to have early money on the Rams.  And Nagy can you PLEASE throw to Kmet more????
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:09:24 pm
Yeah...they are never going to get anywhere with him.  He a glorified QB coach and Pace is a glorified defensive scout. Both men are over their heads...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: otto105 on October 26, 2020, 08:10:00 pm
That spot is going to be changed.



Ref's must be playing favorites...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:14:06 pm
How does Coward stay on the field?  Ditto for Leno. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:15:24 pm
Giving up big plays
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:27:09 pm
Leno standing around in the backfield, alone, on that sack.  Our OLine is horrid. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:27:57 pm
2nd and 14. I know. Letís run it right at the middle of the line and Aaron Donald where weíve been getting 2 yards per carry all night. Good job Nagy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:29:34 pm
A sane person thanks his lucky stars he got anything out of Leno, he doesnít EXTEND him...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:30:34 pm
And Floyd runs right past Massie for the sack.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:31:03 pm
And Massie takes his turn on queue, and of course Floyd gets the sack.  SMH
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:33:49 pm
Floyd shows up on Monday nights
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:35:36 pm
And with 20 seconds Nagy doesnt force them to punt.  Idiot, pure idiot. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:36:16 pm
Great **** job Nagy. Letís take that time out into the locker room. Not like you could return a punt or block one or anything like that. Genius coach.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:37:16 pm
No matter what happens this year I would be happy with Mr Be You coaching anywhere else next year. 
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:38:54 pm
I wish the Bears could find some people that know what they are doing to run the football side...I wonder who ďTed PhillipsĒ likes this time.

These guys will probably make a one and done in the playoffs and then extend each other for three or four more years of this never going to be good enough marginal BS
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 26, 2020, 08:38:56 pm
Horrible...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: VJ on October 26, 2020, 08:39:10 pm
I am starting to really really hate Matt Nagy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:42:57 pm
What was his excuse for mismanaging the clock at the end of the last two games?  Oh yeah. ďWe wee being aggressive.Ē

What a crock of shiot. What is he going to say about the end of the half?  How about, ďI donít have a flicking clue on what Iím doing out there.Ē
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:43:41 pm
Come on VJ just Be You!!!!!
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:44:13 pm
And for Gipson just batting that ball thrown right to him down instead of trying to pick it off?  Well coached and prepared.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 08:48:14 pm
225 yards in the first half. One defense showed up. And they didnít fly from Chicago.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:49:59 pm
This 5-1 team is as close to a 1-5 team as it could be
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 08:52:37 pm
They might still win this game...but this kind of stuff never flies in the playoffs.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 08:56:01 pm
Have we ever heard of a fair catch on a punt???
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 26, 2020, 08:57:06 pm
I thought that too...but that ball landed on the 5...Iíd be pissed if he fair caught one there...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:02:05 pm
Wide open and overthrows him by 10 yards.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 09:08:07 pm
This game is about to be over.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:08:57 pm
One team wants it. And one team is poorly coached with a career backup QB starting. This team still has all the potential to finish 5-11.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: boogie on October 26, 2020, 09:12:06 pm
And I am done, just like the Bears tonight.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 09:13:57 pm
This is how they lost last year.  Zero offense undisciplined defense....tons of penalties....losing on special teams
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 09:16:31 pm
I wouldnít ever try Patterson at punt return even one single time because that wouldnít make any sense at all...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:18:56 pm
Yep. Thatís how you remain a backup your whole career. Stupid pass.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 09:20:20 pm
That was classic Nagy...Jimmy Graham on the sidelines.  And a end zone pic.  Nice Nick
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:27:12 pm
Another whiff tackle and he walks into the end zone.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 09:29:11 pm
Well the Rams came out with last yearís game plan and the Bears werenít ready for it
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: JeffH on October 26, 2020, 09:35:42 pm
The worst head coach in the NFL.  Truly awful.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:35:59 pm
There is Patterson. 4th and 1. Give it to the kick returner. Good call Nagy.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: hibernationsuxs on October 26, 2020, 09:36:32 pm
Bears are the worst tackling NFL Defense I have seen in quite some time.  We can pressure the QB but we cannot tackle.


On offense we cannot block anyone.  There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Montgomery is a top 3 back in the league with an Oline and a offensive coach that knows how to run a real NFL offense.  Not gimmicky BS
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:37:20 pm
It fails over and over and over and over but he is going to keep going to it because he is the smartest one in the building. The one time it works he will have been proven right and can say I told you so.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 26, 2020, 09:37:41 pm
Letís see,   a play design where Javon Wims has to block a line backer on a slow developing play.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 09:41:48 pm
If the Bears are going to get another offensive head coach that calls plays....friendly suggestion...identify a guy who has called plays before in the NFL...and not for Cleveland
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:43:42 pm
Finally some one makes a play. Little too little too late.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 26, 2020, 09:43:56 pm
Well our OC called plays for Cincinnati LOL
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: stelz on October 26, 2020, 09:45:08 pm
Why wouldn't the standing defensive call be ALWAYS RUN TO PATTERSON?
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 26, 2020, 09:49:44 pm
Thereís a youngish starting guard released this week by the Bulls they really need to sign.

They have to poach someoneís practice squad or do something about this OL.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:55:08 pm
4th down. Leno blocks no one and watches 4 defenders meet at the QB. LOL.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:55:32 pm
At least he helped him get up.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 09:56:38 pm
LOL. Defense scores more than the Nagy offense.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 26, 2020, 09:59:15 pm
If the Bears are going to get another offensive head coach that calls plays....friendly suggestion...identify a guy who has called plays before in the NFL...and not for Cleveland
After tonight, weíll have the same record as the Browns...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 10:07:58 pm
Throw it up for grabs. 4 blue jerseys and one white.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 26, 2020, 10:10:11 pm
Throw it up for grabs. 4 blue jerseys and one white.
And Miller wide open in the middle of the field...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: wmljohn on October 26, 2020, 10:10:26 pm
I hope McVay says they are who we thought they were during his post game presser.
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: davebear on October 26, 2020, 10:13:10 pm
Why doesnít Ginn just rush the punter since heís not going to catch anything
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: Dave23 on October 26, 2020, 10:28:02 pm
Football Aftershow should be fun tonight...
Title: Re: Today's Game 2020
Post by: dallasbear2 on October 27, 2020, 12:56:35 am

The Rams really don't have any offensive superstars - a very solid QB and a very solid offensive line.   Solid skill guys nothing special.

But the Rams keep you guessing and they never just hand the ball to a running back up the middle like Bears do continually.