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Tales from the Tape: Defense

LB Lance Briggs (Rob Tringali/Getty)

Chicago's defense had one of its best performances of the season in Monday night's 30-24 win over the Eagles. We go to the film room and breakdown what the tape reveals.

First quarter -1st down. QB Michael Vick hands off to RB LeSean McCoy running off-tackle right. CB D.J. Moore blitzes from the left side. At the point of attack, DT Henry Melton and DE Israel Idonije hold their ground, forcing McCoy to cut back. But Moore is waiting for the ball carrier. He breaks down and forces the runner toward the opposite sideline. The rest of the team swarms to the ball and...

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