Posts tagged "defense"

#4thPhase Tweets: Wheels come off in Detroit

This was a must win game for the Bears. Tonight’s loss sends the Bears to 2-3 and three games back from the undefeated Lions and the Packers. Coming into this week, the Lions rushing attack was 31st overall. Against the Bears, the Lions rushed for 188 yards. This loss makes every game, must win games... Read more »

Offense needs to pick up the slack for defense

Chicago Tribune The 4th Phase was pretty confident coming into this game. Against the Panthers, the Bears rushed for 218 yards, the most in a couple decades and won without Jay Cutler. The game against the Seahawks was supposed to be a cake walk. The Seahawks were ranked 31st in passing defense and it looked... Read more »

Bears defense gaining confidence

Chicago Tribune Before the season started, Lovie Smith wanted to restore the Monsters of the Midway brand of football. In the past couple weeks, Bears defense are starting to look like the defense we all grew up to admire. The swagger is back. The players on defense are a confident group and will continue to... Read more »
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4th Phase Tweets - Bears dominate the Lions

Graphic courtesy of Jorge Bach The home team dominated the Lions. The Bears out-gained the Lions 463 to 168 yards and controlled the clock by holding on to the ball for 34:42 compared to the Lions 25:18. The Bears defense forced 8 three-and-outs, 3 turnovers and two sacks. Courtesy of ESPNChicago.com The Bears survived 4... Read more »
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