For the very first time, the Chicago Bears will play a regular-season contest in Canada. Also for…
Behind Enemy Lines: Part II
Mark Kelso: Is Chicago's reluctance to run the ball consistently an indication of a lack of confidence in the offensive line, or are they just trying to get the most out of Jay Cutler's ability? John Crist: I think coach Lovie Smith would like to be a more balanced offense and run the ball more, but he's got a coordinator in Mike Martz that is known for throwing the ball and an O-line incapable of opening holes consistently. While I don't believe either Matt Forte of Chester Taylor to be a special back, not to mention the fact that they don't complement each other very well since they're essentially the same player, both of them are good enough to make plays if given room to operate. Yes, the Bears have been behind a decent amount this season, but that's no excuse for abandoning the running game as quickly as – and as often as – Martz does. If there was ever a time to take some of the Atlas-like pressure off Cutler's shoulders and feed the ball to the Forte-Taylor combination 4...
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