Originally posted on Inside The Iggles  |  Last updated 11/9/11
Staff writer Steve Fini looks back at five players who made the difference in Monday night’s loss.Earl Bennett (WR/Chicago) – I stated in my player preview for this game that the problem for the Eagles secondary would be getting off the field on third down, and that Dane Sanzenbacher, the Bears slot receiver, would be the reason. Well, I wasn’t aware that Bennett was going to play like Jerry Rice, but I at least I had the right position. This isn’t the first time a no-name slot receiver has torched the Eagles this season. That is exactly what Bennett did and what the Eagles defense can’t stop. Playing Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie in the slot is a mistake. I never liked that the Eagles got him in the first place, but he certainly was better in Arizona than he is now. The Bears’ ability to exploit DRC in the slot won them the game. Jay Cutler (QB/Bears) – While I don’t want to take anything away from Cutler, the Eagles made it easy on him. No sacks, basically no hits (except for ...
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