Upon Further Review: Bears Catch Break on Long Forte TD Run

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We’re tinkering with some new features here on Bear Goggles On.  It’s the preseason for us too, after all.  So the latest new feature I’d like to try out is to review a key play each week and take a closer look at the X’s and O’s of the play.  I’m thinking we want to call the feature “Upon Further Review” or “Film Session.”  What do you think?

Forte shows old form in his 89-yard TD run (Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune)

One of the few highlights from Saturday’s preseason loss was Matt Forte’s long touchdown run against the Raiders.   First, take a look at the video from NFL.com here.   Trust me, it will work much better if you watch the video.  Then follow me after the jump.

Great run, right.  But this play is about a lot more than Matt Forte.  Let’s take a closer look at the design of the play and how genius Mike Martz sets this up:

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