Everyone wants to blame Rex Grossman for losing the game. Are people that stupid? Rex Grossman did fine. He looked like an average QB. He didn't lose the game. He's a backup. A BACKUP! If you wanted vintage Brett Favre, you're an idiot. His quarterback rating was 64.4. He had a 54% completion percentage for 137 yards, a TD, and an INT. Average. If anything above average from a backup. No doubt there would have been a better chance to win the game with Orton under center, but he wasn't and the Cannon didn't blow the game.
Now on to why I was completely wrong in my prior analysis of the Bears defense. I still blame Babich's lack of creativity and the complete lack of a pass rush. They sat in that base Cover 2 all day and the 4 linemen just ran straight forward. No stunts, few blitzes, no creativity. All those things still hold true. What I completely forgot was to discuss how absolutely terrible our secondary is. Peanut Tillman and Nathan Vasher could not cover ANYONE. I have never heard of Brandon Jones and I only know Justin Gage because of how bad he sucked for the Bears a few years back. Those guys along with
I can't talk about this right now. If you want to read a recap that isn't dripping with anger and frustration and is more fair check out WCG, or read ChiCity Sports Fanion. That second one is a good one. The Daily Herald's recap is solid too. Fire Babich.