Chicago Bears Defensive Musings: Is This the Best Defense in the NFL?

October 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some may wonder just how good the Bears defense is.  If you look at the statistics, you will see that they are ranked sixth in the NFL in total defense.  They are allowing a total of 14.8 points per game, as well as a total of 295.2 yards per game.  Not too bad for a unit that was thought to be in trouble heading into the season.
So how are the Bears doing it on defense this season?  Who is stepping up and playing well enough to make this the sixth rated defense in the NFL?  Can they keep it up and keep winning games with this defense.
Perhaps the biggest difference in this defense from last season is that middle linebacker Brian Urlacher is finally healthy and playing.  Not only is Urlacher a vital part of the defense because of the way that he plays but he’s also important because of the way he communicates the plays to the other defenders (from the sidelines) and how he gets everyone lined up.  He is the heart and soul of that ...

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