1. Martz is going to dial it up, not dial it down
While Chicago looked to be in for a long day toward the end of the first quarter, Cutler hit Devin Hester on a 19-yard gain and then Greg Olsen for a 39-yard touchdown on consecutive plays, both of them hot reads specifically designed to exploit a blitz.
2. Maybe Urlacher can be a Pro Bowler again
Not so fast, as the former New Mexico Lobo has been credited with 16 tackles so far in two games, already has a sack and seems to be playing with the youthful energy that made him so much fun to watch earlier in his career, so the 32-year-old may have something left in the tank yet.
3. Omiyale might have saved the day in Big D
Amazingly enough, Cutler was never sacked again and ended up posting the best passer rating of his Bears career to date, 136.7, and Omiyale deserves a lot of the credit for keeping Ware at bay and turning around Chicago's fortunes.
4. Harrison better get comfortable in street clothes
Harrison was surprisingly deactivated in Week 1, and he went so far as to tell the media he would be back in action for Week 2, but there is no reason to mess with the depth chart and Toeaina is more deserving of playing time anyway.
5. Toub needs to shake up the coverage units
Toub has been known to spin straw into gold over the years, but you can't deny the fact that some of his best special-teams tacklers have been taken away from him lately – Tim Shaw, Darrell McClover and Adrian Peterson to name a few.
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