Pass rushing by individuals was effective in spots, although multiple sacks came from linebackers (Lamarr Houston, Pernell McPhee, Willie Young) in de facto roles as ends as the Bears were schemed
I had an interesting chat with the Comcast SportsNet Bears Pre/Postgame Live crew and the subject was “building blocks,” and whom the Bears have that fit that critical distinction.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the NFL’s No. 2 rushing offense, with tailback Doug Martin second in rushing and fourth in total yards from scrimmage.
With Pernell McPhee inactive, Willie Young started at right outside linebacker, effectively operating as a defensive end throughout, so his evaluation and that of Lamarr Houston is going as part o