1. Forget this nonsense about being a running football team
Simply accept the fact that you're not going to get what you want out of Matt Forte and the running game because the offensive line isn't opening up holes, not to mention the fact that you can indeed throw the ball in inclement weather – just ask the Titans after their latest visit to New England.
2. Urlacher's ability to call the defense was missing in Atlanta
Roach has done rather well at middle linebacker in terms of the physical stuff, but there were a few plays Sunday when the defense didn't quite know what it was doing right before the snap because the signals were taking a while to be relayed from player to player.
3. Forte getting 10.1 yards per carry against Detroit was a fluke
4. Bowman being a star in OTAs and training camp hasn't mattered
Both Bowman and Vasher came up with an interception against the Falcons, but that's partially because the opponent is throwing quite often in their direction to wide-open receivers.
5. Cutler is going to have a hard time being a Pro Bowler in the NFC
Only Jake Delhomme of the Panthers has thrown more interceptions (10) than Cutler, plus he's already been sacked this year (10) almost as many times as he was all of last year (11) in Denver.
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