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For those of you who actually watched the video — see what we did there, now you have to watch the video — the key word by the announcer was "another."
It was "another" forced fumble by Charles Tillman. He asked whether or not it would be "another" touchdown for the defense.
That particular play didn't result in a Chicago touchdown, but to date, there have been seven such plays of defense that have resulted in six points for the Chicago Bears. The question is: how are they doing it?
The answer: they are forcing turnovers at an alarming rate (28 through Week 9) and looking to score.
“We like where we are right now,” Coach Lovie Smith said. “I know this defense is doing some things that no other defense has done that I’ve been a part of. You know scoring touchdowns, the amount of takeaways we’ve been able to get. That is special what we have going at the halfway point.”
The most impressive member of the defense has been Tillman.
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A recap of the dominating Chicago Bears win in Nashville and a preview of the huge matchup with the Houston Texans highlight the agenda on the next “Bears Claws” program on Blogtalk Radio. Join the guys as they discuss Charles Tillman’s penchant for producing turnovers, the special teams contributions, and the still-developing Bears offense. This week’s guest is Matt Goldstein, [...]