The other day, Dan Pompei wrote an excellent piece about how the Bears offense and defense are inclined to work with each other. It got me excited for the season, to be sure but there was one thing that wasn't mentioned too much in the article.
We all know that the Martz offensive style is go big, score quick. We all know the Bears defense (when firing) is takeaways, takeaways takeaways.
Naturally, then, what should that lead to? Big points off turnovers, right? Are we going to see that?
This could be the early June optimist in me, but I'm thinking we will. It's very cyclical. Getting the turnovers creates the points that allow the defense to get more turnovers that get more points that create freedom for the defense to get more turnovers that get more points that create freedom for the defense to...well, you get the point.
The main concern here is obviously that the Martzfense (that's what I'm calling it now...learn to live with it.) ranks high on turnovers as well, which can tire the defense out if time of possession goes the wrong way. That's why it'll be critical for Jay to make the right reads far, far more often than the wrong ones. If he can keep his turnovers and terrible decisions alone, we could see something special.
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