Why isn't Pagano being held accountable for this putrid defense?

Chicago4Life

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Defense has not been able to close out games and for the most part looked like a shell of their former selves... Fuller continuing to give large cushions because he's uncomfortable playing press is a problem. Fangio at least forced him into playing press, Pagano seems content letting fuller sit and wait allowing easy pitch and catch. Not sure what happened to the dline and OLB's...How do you let a scrub like driskel play with minimal pressure. If it wasn't for kwik blitzing, driskel on multiple occasions he would have had lots of time pick apart the secondary. Everyone wants to point to the offense being bad and rightfully so but there have been plenty of years where the defense has had to carry the load because the offense was inept. Something is broken with the defense and they need to figure it out fast.
 

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I'd rather the defense go back to a 4-3
The team has the pieces to make it happen with minimal turnover
 

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Defense has not been able to close out games and for the most part looked like a shell of their former selves... Fuller continuing to give large cushions because he's uncomfortable playing press is a problem. Fangio at least forced him into playing press, Pagano seems content letting fuller sit and wait allowing easy pitch and catch. Not sure what happened to the dline and OLB's...How do you let a scrub like driskel play with minimal pressure. If it wasn't for kwik blitzing, driskel on multiple occasions he would have had lots of time pick apart the secondary. Everyone wants to point to the offense being bad and rightfully so but there have been plenty of years where the defense has had to carry the load because the offense was inept. Something is broken with the defense and they need to figure it out fast.
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Um Dline has injuries and I'm pretty sure that Pagano is the one calling for Kwiatkoski to blitz, Homie!
 

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Disagree.

Almost everyone said during the off-season there's no way they were going to duplicate the dominant defense of '18 because they got so many turnovers and everyone was healthy.

The defense has not fallen off as much as some posters think they have.

Edit: Just checked ppg stats:

2018: 17.7 ppg
2019: 17.4 pgg

Lol. They are better than last year.
 

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Disagree.

Almost everyone said during the off-season there's no way they were going to duplicate the dominant defense of '18 because they got so many turnovers and everyone was healthy.

The defense has not fallen off as much as some posters think they have.
Dude says the defense is PUTRID lmfao

BTW, aside from injuries and predictable decline in turnovers year/year, the defense gets absolutley ZERO help from the offense keeping them off the field/scoring/being an actual NFL offense...
 

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Any "regression" has more to do with the complete ineptitude of the offense and the loss of Hicks. You can't lose an elite player and not get worse, and you can't expect any defense to thrive when they're constantly on the field. They've had a slight regression in yards per attempt but they're top 5 in points, yards per pass and yards per run.
 

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Any "regression" has more to do with the complete ineptitude of the offense and the loss of Hicks. You can't lose an elite player and not get worse, and you can't expect any defense to thrive when they're constantly on the field. They've had a slight regression in yards per attempt but they're top 5 in points, yards per pass and yards per run.
yeah but putrid
 

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I'd rather the defense go back to a 4-3
The team has the pieces to make it happen with minimal turnover
Pretty much no turnover.

Mack - Hicks - Nichols - RRH

Floyd (s) - Roquan (m or w) - Trevathan (w or m)

Fuller - Jackson - Bush - Shelley
 

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"should switch to a 4-3/3-4" is this fanbase's defense equivalent of "we need more time to evaluate the QB".
 

bamainatlanta

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Pretty much no turnover.

Mack - Hicks - Nichols - RRH

Floyd (s) - Roquan (m or w) - Trevathan (w or m)

Fuller - Jackson - Bush - Shelley
What about Goldman?
I'm assuming Danny T is gone but Kwit can be the Hillenmeyer

And Liverpool fucked up Man Shitty yesterday...
 

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What about Goldman?
I'm assuming Danny T is gone but Kwit can be the Hillenmeyer

And Liverpool fucked up Man Shitty yesterday...
Completely forgot about Goldman lol.

Yeah Liverpool are winning the PL this year.
 

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The only thing I see as a big difference from last season defense is I don’t feel we are getting to the qb and the turnovers that we had last year aren’t happening.
Focus on the garbage ass offense. People are ecstatic our qb had 3 tds ignoring that he couldn’t even get 200 yards passing. Kyle orton would be proud
 

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I think the defense would look better if they weren't tired by the end of the game. I believe the Bears are bottom 5 in the league
 

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Defense has not been able to close out games and for the most part looked like a shell of their former selves... Fuller continuing to give large cushions because he's uncomfortable playing press is a problem. Fangio at least forced him into playing press, Pagano seems content letting fuller sit and wait allowing easy pitch and catch. Not sure what happened to the dline and OLB's...How do you let a scrub like driskel play with minimal pressure. If it wasn't for kwik blitzing, driskel on multiple occasions he would have had lots of time pick apart the secondary. Everyone wants to point to the offense being bad and rightfully so but there have been plenty of years where the defense has had to carry the load because the offense was inept. Something is broken with the defense and they need to figure it out fast.
They lost Hicks.... fuq u expect Pagano to do?

Like ask some other guy who isn't Hick to play Hick's position?

When one of my staff members is out sick I don't fucking tell one of the other staff who isn't sick to do their work because they've been trained and assigned as some kind of fucking backup.

That would be absolutely silly... who does that kind of thing?!?!?
 

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