When Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker put in video of the New York Giants, he did not see what much of the NFL and football public has been seeing.
In a time of general defensive slumping, an absent pass rush and a secondary struggling to prevent big plays, Bears linebackers have been arguably the best position group on that side of the ball.
Always a good time whenever there’s a visit with buddy Mike Florio over at ProFootballTalk.com’s “PFT Live!” chatting about Bears-Giants.
It’s atypical for two teams to reach a point desperation in the first half of a season but that is about where the Bears and New York Giants are, for different reasons.
The problem is still the same as it’s been from the start of the season, just a little worse each week it isn’t fixed: The Bears have no defensive lineman with more than one sack through five game