If there's is one thing to take away from from Marc Trestman's post game press conference, it should be the phrase "keeping Cutler clean". Trestman made it a priority to give Jay Cutler time to make plays, whether through the air or on the ground. The result? A come-from-behind victory over everyone's "it" team and trendy Super Bowl pick, the Bengals.
When the Bears selected Kyle Long in the draft, some thought that Phil Emery reached and many were disappointed because fans wanted the Bears to draft Tyler Eifert (or someone else). Long was projected to be, at best, a second rounder. Eifert was drafted by the Bengals and had a decent game against the Bears but Long helped keep Cutler clean as the offensive line didn't allow a sack to one of the best defensive lines in the league.