Chicago Bears Game Ball of the Week: CB Tim Jennings

TORONTO ON - NOVEMBER 07: Tim Jennings #26 of the Chicago Bears intercepts a pass against the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre on November 7 2010 in Toronto Canada. Chicago won 22-19. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

There's been some iffiness with one of the cornerback positions for the Chicago Bears this season, specifically the CB opposite of Charles Tillman.  Zack Bowman was benched earlier this year for Tim Jennings, and Jennings seemed to make the most of his opportunity.  As Bears fans, we'd have to think that Bowman would figure in to the long-term plans of the team, but with him missing another game yesterday due to injury, Jennings again stepped up and made his case to be a starter for the rest of the season.  Jennings still has some work to do, and still is not fully developed in the position, but the more snaps he gets under his belt, the better off he'll be.

His numbers from yesterday:

9 tackles (7 solo)

1 tackle for a loss

2 pass deflections

1 INT with a 39 yard return

The offense did some good things as well, and there were several defensive players who were considered for the game ball, but we decided to go with Jennings this week.  Who would you have handed out game balls to?

Some recap linkage after the jump-

Michael C. Wright has his reaction from the game yesterday.

Al Harris to be released by the Packers.  No, we shouldn't.

David Haugh points out that the Bears could have been beaten yesterday.

Dan Pompei notes the balance on offense that we witnessed.

John "Moon" Mullin hands out his report card from yesterday's contest.

Jim Miller adds his two cents; says Cutler could have done better.

Bad Biggs notes that the OLine benefitted by the return of Garza.

Steve Rosenbloom provides his commentary from yesterday's game.

Rick Telander says the Bills played the "perfect patsies." 

Sean Jensen notes our future schedule won't be as easy as the Bills.

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Any morning-after thoughts from you?

 

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