Five Things the Chicago Bears Must Improve This Season

July 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Bears struggled on both sides of the ball last season.
Jay Cutler led the league in interceptions, Matt Forte never really got going on the ground, Greg Olsen didn’t live up to his expectations, and the offensive line was pretty pathetic due in large part to the over the hill LT Orlando Pace.
The defense saw linebackers Brian Urlacher and Pisa Tinoisamoa miss basically the whole season, the third down defense was awful, the secondary didn’t look like they belonged in the NFL at times, the defensive line was not very disruptive, and DT Tommie Harris was again playing with a bum knee.
These things must improve  in order for the Bears to bounce back from a below .500 season. Here’s what the Bears need to improve from now until Sunday, Sept. 12 when the Bears face the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.
1. The Defense Must Play Better On Third Downs
Last season, the defense didn’t play up to exceptions probably because middl...

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