Pondering what Chicago's D might be in '14

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  1. JustAnotherBearsFan99

    JustAnotherBearsFan99 Coordinator SuperFan 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.

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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.
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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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    Not holding my breath, but i sure hope that Tucker turns it around.
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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.
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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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