The Final Drive against the Puckers

Discussion in 'Chicago Bears' started by mdbearz, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. MrDynamite32

    MrDynamite32
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2013
    Messages:
    421
    Likes Received:
    194
    ßearz ßuckz:
    329ß
    Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement!
    Definitely one of the best offensive drives I've seen from the Bears in recent years. There was also a drive they had when they played San Diego a while back that was pretty good, too.
     
  2. ZifanQ

    ZifanQ
    Expand Collapse
    Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2012
    Messages:
    1,529
    Likes Received:
    150
    ßearz ßuckz:
    89ß
    I'm not sure if it has been mention yet, but afaik this drive is the drive with most plays in the league so far.
     
  3. GermansbombedPH

    GermansbombedPH
    Expand Collapse
    Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2011
    Messages:
    2,111
    Likes Received:
    89
    ßearz ßuckz:
    167ß
    it was good to see that we finally have a good offense and a coach that knows what he's doing
     
  4. mdbearz

    mdbearz
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    881
    Likes Received:
    390
    ßearz ßuckz:
    294ß
    That is another good point about this drive, we had a holding call and an illegally formation call that they were able to overcome, Thanks guys I forgot.

    Just really nice to be on the other end of a game winning long drive at the end of the game.

    Now if we could only figure a way to infuse some Mike Brown DNA into Conte, and stop ANY team from getting 200 yard on the ground aagainst us :(
     
  5. riczaj01

    riczaj01
    Expand Collapse
    DaBears Ditka
    SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2006
    Messages:
    25,208
    Likes Received:
    4,194
    ßearz ßuckz:
    4,508ß
    Hope Trestman goes back and looks and this drive and understands just how important Forte is to this O. The majority of the plays were runs by either him or Bush, it's a key b/c the O has to chomp up clock to keep the D off the field, not just in the final drive, but throughout the game.

    Also If Rodgers had been out there, the score might well have been different and this drive might never have happened. Don't think the two are mutually exclusive.
     
  6. mdbearz

    mdbearz
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    881
    Likes Received:
    390
    ßearz ßuckz:
    294ß
    I agree if Rogers is still in the game then this drive would not have been possible. I just hope that Cutler, Trestman, the O-line and the RBs learned something from this drive, like:

    Cutler - that taking care of the ball IS important and it can be done
    Trestman - Matt Forte and Bush can run the ball against even one of the best D-lines.
    The O-line - We can run block, against the big boys (this will be very important in the next two months)
    The RBs- We can grind on the ground (huge to get some confidence in the o-line and each other)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. billatter

    billatter
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    383
    Likes Received:
    304
    ßearz ßuckz:
    264ß
    I'm making the assumption here based on some hints from Trestman himself, that this game was 100% Trestman play calling, while when Cutler is behind centre it's play calling by committee. That probably explains why this game had more of an emphasis on the run game, more than Trestman just 'discovering' the run game.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. mdbearz

    mdbearz
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    881
    Likes Received:
    390
    ßearz ßuckz:
    294ß
    That would not surprise me that they would give Jay more leverage to get to the line and make an audible according to what he saw, but In order to keep it simple for McCown (because of less time running the offense not because of his intelligence) they might have told him to stick with the original call more often.

    I really think that last drive was more about execution than play calling. I mean they ran the ball to eat up clock and threw the ball only when they needed to, not much rocket science there.
     
  9. Ski-Whiz

    Ski-Whiz
    Expand Collapse
    George Halas
    Staff Member SuperFan

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 1996
    Messages:
    37,517
    Likes Received:
    969
    ßearz ßuckz:
    1,437ß
    Our last drive was what GB is famous for doing on us!

    So it was awesome that we pulled that on them. It was not typical Bears. Which was awesome!
     
    • Like Like x 2
  10. shark86x

    shark86x
    Expand Collapse
    Pro-Bowler
    SuperFan

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2012
    Messages:
    2,381
    Likes Received:
    988
    ßearz ßuckz:
    1,140ß
    I hope it becomes typical for us. I want to win 25 out of the next 30 to put our overall record against these bums back where it should be after the beatings we've taken the last 25 years or so.
     

Share This Page