Chicago Bears Minicamp: The Long and Short Of It

May 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's often said very little can be observed about a football team by watching them run around in shorts at a minicamp.
They certainly wore shorts and no pads at this weekend's Bears minicamp, but some facts became very self-evident anyway.
1. Julius Peppers is going to have a really big impact, regardless of all the whiners who point out his inability to go 100 percent every down. If he goes 100 percent once every five plays, the production will be better than what they previously had.
Admittedly, no one is going to put left tackle Chris Williams in the Pro Bowl yet, and Mark Anderson even beat Williams off the ball once so bad that it looked like he was The Flash, but Peppers consistently wreaked havoc on the pass pocket whether it was coming off the left side or the right side.
And he will be coming off both sides, as he did throughout minicamp.
"We’re just looking at moving him to different spots because he is really good left-handed and right-handed,"...

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