Chris Harris: The Immediate Upgrade to the Chicago Bears Secondary

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last year showed the weaknesses of the Bears defense. They couldn't cover, they couldn't tackle, and they couldn't stop anybody. They were torched in games against Minnesota, Cincinnati, and Arizona.
So, one of the main focuses of the off-season was to upgrade the defense.
So far, so good, right?
The Bears secondary was one of the worst in the NFL last season, and struggled heavily.
Charles Tillman was the only bright spot.
If you could even call it a bright spot.
This offseason has been a busy one for the Bears. With the mindset of "win now," they are going all out.
First, they landed the No. 1 free agent, Julius Peppers, who will give the defensive line a big boost. Peppers is the type of player who can change the game himself and is a steady threat on the defensive line.
Something the Bears didn't have last season.
If Tommie Harris can play to his 2006 Pro-Bowl potential, the defensive line can be one of the fiercest in the NFL.
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