Mike Martz resigned from the Chicago Bears today; more like he was forced out. Martz often himself in trouble for ultra pass-heavy schemes that left the quarterback vulnerable.
Not a good idea when the Bears just acquired Jay Cutler, giving the franchise it’s first real signal caller since Sid Luckman. In both years Cutler and Martz worked together there was friction and trouble.
Who could forget in midseason when Cutler was caught on camera saying “F him” about Martz in a nationally broadcast games. And both this year and last year, the Bears ran into an opponent with whom Martz’s schemes (and his stubbornness to stick to them no matter what) really HURT the Bears. There were two games in which Cutler was sacked a ridiculous amount of times. And that says something because up until his season ending injury, Cutler had been sacked more than any other QB in the NFL.
“Philosophical differences” was given as the reason for the split. But given all the hype this man has had bestowed u...