Changes in defensive schemes can render some NFL players obsolete. It can create opportunities for others.
Changes have done both for Mason Foster.
PHOENIX – His time in Chicago is done but Lance Briggs has made clear his intention to continue playing in the NFL, and indications are that he’s going to have chances to do just that.
On the way to a 5-11 record, the Bears had more than their fair share of locker room issues in 2015.
When the Bears brought in Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator, they brought in a highly successful architect of a 3-4 scheme.
One immediate, obvious issue facing the Bears with an intended conversion from a 4-3 defensive scheme to a 3-4 was simple numbers, and not 4’s or 3’s.