In the wake of last weekend’s Lions victory over the Bears, Chicago players began whining to the media that Israel Idonije (a former longtime Bear himself who is now with Detroit) was tipping off his new team’s offense against his former team’s defensive scheme.
The Bears think former teammate Israel Idonije tipped off the Lions on Chicago’s defensive calls
As a result, Reggie Bush had 173 all purpose yards and a touchdown while the Bears’ defense had trouble all day getting to Matthew Stafford. Jim Schwartz even denied the claims and we moved on from there.
However as it turns out, Idonije did in fact help his new team game plan against the Bears according to quote he game Mlive.com’s Kyle Meinke:
“I mean, I did anything anyone would do in a transition situation,” he said. “Nothing out of the ordinary or unique to any situation.
“I’m a Detroit Lion, period. My allegiance is to the Detroit Lions. I’m inside here. I have nothing to do with the other 31 teams. My focus is to help my team