Originally written on Bears Beat  |  Last updated 11/3/11

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 11: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles gestures to fans after a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on October 11, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
The Bears have to keep Vick in the pocket or force him to move right. A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 1. Force Michael Vick to his right Despite arguments by Vick fans to the contrary, the dog killer is a great athlete who happens to play quarterback, not a great quarterback with athleticism. He can still be flustered and forced into making mistakes, and if not for his athleticism to escape trouble, he’d be floundering as a quarterback. Stopping Vick comes down to keeping him in the pocket or, if necessary, forcing him to his right, where he has difficulty throwing across his body as a left-handed quarterback. The Bears had success against Vick last year in large part because when Julius Peppers lined up at right end, Vick was unable to move to that side of the field — the left — without running into him. 2. Focus on containing LeSean McCoy first, the passing game second McCoy is one of the top young backs in the league and he currently is ra...
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