Originally Posted by 76Texan
I decided to check Manning out, so I watched the Bears played the Eagles.
In this particular game, Bears were in cover 2 mostly and they played the two safeties deeper than I've ever seen the Texans played them under Bush.
They let Vicks have the underneath to prevent any long throw.
The front 4 pressure was good. They stopped the run with 7.
They didn't leave any CB on an island but only a couple of times when they blitzed (single safety.)
Manning stepped up a few on the TE.
Overall, he did what he was supposed to do and didn't miss any assignment and didn't blow any coverage.
The Bears had a good lead and went into prevent defense in the 4th quarter.
Bears won 31-26 (Eagles scored a TD in garbage time.)
Overall, this was not a game to really see what Manning is all about.
The main thing is I don't see any blown coverage like that Bears fan hinted.
But it was only one game!
Good to hear!
Everyone blows coverages. Its the nature of the game. I was just suprised that he was perfectly happy losing him as a player.