Chicago Bears Key To Success: Tommie Harris

August 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since his injury a few years back, Tommie Harris has been a shell of the player he once was. Going to the Pro Bowl for three consecutive years in 2005-2008 to hardly practicing, and playing just over 50 percent of defensive plays has truly characterized Tommie's steep decline.
Some begin to question why the Chicago Bears even kept him around. This year, Tommie Harris looks to answer those questions without saying a word.
If you go back to watch the games where the Bears defense really struggled, there is a common link to them all: Tommie Harris was completely ineffective. Last season draws two perfect examples. The Arizona game and the Cincinnati game. Both games were complete blow outs. Common denominator: Tommie Harris.
In the Arizona game, Harris punched an Arizona lineman in the face and got ejected early in the game. That lead to no pressure and a complete blow out. The week leading up to the Bengals game, Harris was unable to practice and was benched to try and sav...

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