The Chicago Bears attack looked the best of the season with a dominant 36-7 win over the Houston Texans. The offense got off to a quick start and never looked back with the success of the run game and Bears coaches using Mitchell Trubisky’s strengths in favor of the offense.
The question remains: where has this been all season?
Well, according to Trubisky, the coaching staff is finally starting to tailor the attack to his strengths and do the things he asked to do, including using his mobility, playing and – shocker – using Chicago’s top-of-the-line pick in rookie tight end Cole Kmet.
“These are just some of the things I’ve asked for,” Trubisky told reporters on Wednesday. “I feel that they are my strengths and also the strengths of this offense. I just thought it was a good idea to get Cole more involved, to get David more involved, to get A-Rob more involved. “
The Bears offense has averaged over 30 points per game over the past three games, with Trubisky completing 76 of 113 passes (67.2%) for 776 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions for a 103.2 passer rating .
But more than the numbers, the last two games showed a marked improvement. Although facing two bad defenses will certainly help. Still, you can’t ignore the progress the unit has made, especially when it comes to forging an offensive identity that starts with running the football, using Trubisky’s mobility, and getting the team’s playmakers going.
You would think it would have taken the head coach Matt Nagy less than three years to finally realize that instead of forcing his players to adapt to his system, he should adapt his attack to the strengths of his players.
The unfortunate thing is that just as the offense seems to start, it may be too little too late.
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