Our Scout.com experts, John Crist of Bear Report and Bill Huber of Packer Report, go Behind Enemy…
Behind Enemy Lines: Part I
Bill Huber: The Bears defense hasn't been Monsters-of-the-Midway material this season. What's going on down there, and do they have what it takes to dominate the Packers offense like Minnesota did last week? John Crist: The Bears have dealt with their fair share of injuries this season just like every NFL team, from Tommie Harris' knee to Hunter Hillenmeyer's thumb to Charles Tillman's shoulder. But unlike last year when this unit was absolutely decimated by injuries from start to finish, the story of 2008 has been more about ineffectiveness from key players – and Lovie Smith's pride and joy, the Cover 2, is coming into question as a result. While Chicago has been terrific against the run and only surrenders 74.9 yards per game on the ground, the pass defense has been shredded by some pretty run-of-the-mill quarterbacks and gives up 251.8 yards per game through the air. Brian Urlacher and Co. certainly have the credentials to be a dominant force again since six of the 11 starters...
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