Pondering what Chicago's D might be in '14

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  1. JustAnotherBearsFan99

    SuperFan Member of the Month DBS Writer

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    I found this interesting. It explains some reasons why the D was doomed from the start last season. Maybe none of the mess was Mel's fault after all. This goes beyond just making the injury excuse.

  2. Henry Burris

    Henry Burris DaBears Ditka

    Apr 27, 2007
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    Yeah, and if the defense gets significantly better, I'm going to throw that in everyone's faces for saying Tucker was the problem. After re-stocking the defense, and if they can avoid injury, we'll have a better idea of what Tucker's vision is going to be. Either way, it's not going to be as hard to fix as it usually would be, considering our RB was #2 in rushing, our receivers are best in the league and even our backup QB had starter numbers.
  3. 4dabers

    4dabers Pro-Bowler
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    Jul 29, 2013
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    I like the sound of it. Give me tough and hungry any day, but please...make sure they have talent as well.
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  4. mdbearz

    mdbearz Pro-Bowler

    Jul 29, 2013
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    Not holding my breath, but i sure hope that Tucker turns it around.
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  5. dachuckster

    dachuckster Pro-Bowler

    Jul 30, 2013
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    Since Emery says the D will be younger in 14, I assume the bulk of the new faces n the D will be via the draft (or UDFA). Not saying we won't get a player or two in FA. So I guess we will have a very young developing unit on D.

    The new positional coaches will really have to show they know how to teach and develop young players.
  6. riczaj01

    riczaj01 George Halas
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    Nov 4, 2006
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    Lets see what FA and the draft bring, then we'll have a better idea of what Tucker wants. I' m pretty positive it's not a oft injured, old, historically bad system.

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