Bear’s Opening Game Reveals Little Other Than Injuries

August 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The long awaited and much anticipated introduction of the new Mike Martz Chicago Bears offense was really much ado about nothing.
Not that you'd expect Martz to pull out all the stops in the first preseason game, but it would have been helpful to see more than one series with Jay Cutler.
Yet that's all we got and in that one series, Cutler led the team on a nice drive downfield that produced a field goal, though there was protection issues arising once the Bears were in the red zone.
The Bears offensive line did not game plan for San Diego blitzes. In addition to the pressure on Cutler in the red zone, the Bears did not protect Caleb Hanie well at times, and Dan LeFevour was sacked late in the game as well.
The Bears lost 25-10 to a San Diego Chargers team that was lacking holdouts Vincent Jackson and Marcus McNeill.
But the final result doesn't really matter as much as the play of guys on the bubble as well as things to watch. And the Martz offense is a...

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