NFL Thread 2020-2021

Titans up 10-0 at half. Game has been as offensively ugly as one would expect. Lone TD in game was scored on a 40 yard pass by Tannehill. With the way the Bears offense is going right now, this may be an insurmountable lead for the offense to overcome.
 
Oswego, IL
Fox showed a rushing yards per game stat, the first three games the Bears were 11th in the league, since then they're 32nd.

Given they played some cream puffs, but all three games had Mitch to help hide the bad o-line. I don't think Mitch is great (or even good), but I think it's becoming more evident that he gives the team the best opportunity to win at this point.
 
Tannehill had 10 completions

Henry held to 3.2 YPC

Titans held to 228 total yards of offense

You'd think the Bears won comfortably with those stats. They still lost, because their 1920s offense can't move the football to save their lives.

They converted 2/15 3rd downs against the very worst 3rd down defense in the league.

I don't want to see Matt Nagy call another play.
 
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A lot of garbage time yardage makes the box score look less bad than it really was.

Even with the Vikings seemingly coming out of their early season funk, there’s still three or four wins left in the Bears schedule. Amazingly.

There are just a lot of bad football teams in the NFL this year.
 
I didn’t watch a second of the Illini or Bears games this past weekend and I don’t regret it at all.
 
Fox showed a rushing yards per game stat, the first three games the Bears were 11th in the league, since then they're 32nd.

Given they played some cream puffs, but all three games had Mitch to help hide the bad o-line. I don't think Mitch is great (or even good), but I think it's becoming more evident that he gives the team the best opportunity to win at this point.

also lost Cohen so the change of pace between him and Montgomery has gone away as well
 
Rockford, Illinois
Chase McLaughlin just kicked a 31 yard field goal for Jacksonville against the Packers!
 
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Vikings up 7-6 at half. Bears offense still has issues but the o-line hasn't been the problem tonight. Offense doesn't seem to be as bogged down as it was when Nagy was the playcaller. Defense getting takeaways has been key in the 1st half, especially on a couple drives where Vikings were driving deep into Bears territory.
 
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It looked like the offense might have had something going on offense to start the game tonight.
 
Bears go into their bye at 5-5 and on a 4 game losing streak. Things don't get any easier coming off the bye as they have to travel to Green Bay.

Meanwhile the Vikings have a chance to make a run the next few weeks with home games vs. Dallas, Carolina, and Jacksonville. Wouldn't be out of the realm of possibility for them to be 7-5 after this stretch.
 
Gotta go back to 2017 the last time the Bears had fewer than 150 yards from scrimmage in a game. John Fox’s team actually did it two games in a row against the Eagles and 9ers.
 
Geneseo, IL
After tonight I think you have to be resigned to the fact that this offense is what it is and it ain’t getting any better this season. I would be surprised if Foles doesn’t have a serious injury so it looks like it’s back to Trubisky in two weeks. The Bears defense is still solid but has slipped a notch from the past couple seasons. They might be able to finish 8-8 but that’s about it. Also has anyone seen Robert Quinn lately? As bad as the offensive personnel and scheme is, I don’t see how you can bring back Pace and Nagy as a tandem to try and fix it.
 
Pace has done good things with the defense. However, his bungling of the QB position is enough alone to send him packing.

It won't happen, but Nagy and Pace need to be gone tomorrow. Enough is enough.
 
Last night's loss is the beginning of the end for Pace and/or Nagy. I only see Pace keeping his job if the team finishes above .500. If they finish within a game or two of .500 then Pace loses his job. If the team completely falls out of things over the next few weeks and finishes say 5-11 or 6-10, then Nagy gets fired too.
 
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