Chicago Bears: Matter of time before Ryan Pace makes a splash

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Time for the Chicago Bears to change directions

The Bears have almost always been known for their defense. This was especially the case in 1985 when they had arguably the greatest defense to ever play. The problem is that was in 1985. A good defense hasn’t carried a team to a Super Bowl win since Peyton Manning’s ‘Broncos’.

Teams are only getting better and more skilled every year. Although it’s very important to have a good defense, you won’t win anything without a great offense.

The Buffalo Bills had the 16th ranked defense in the entire NFL, yet they ended up in the AFC Championship. This is because Josh Allen was good enough to get it done. They emphasized talent on the offense, and it carried them into the AFC Championship.

The Packers had an average defense but the difference was they had Aaron Rodgers. If you take him off that team, the Packers wouldn’t win four games. The same goes for Russel Wilson in Seattle. That’s why it’s so essential for the Bears to pull the trigger and get Wilson.

Look at the final four teams that were competing in the playoffs this year. The Bills, Cheifs, Packers, and the Super Bowl Champ Buccaneers. Two of those teams had No. 1 and 2 in MVP voting, while the two had Josh Allen and Tom Brady. Those four guys absolutely balled out this year and were all top-five quarterbacks. Mitch Trubisky and Nick Foles won’t be the guy getting us into the NFC Championship.

The Bears have several good pieces on the defense. They can afford to give up a few guys along with some picks, while still putting up a top 15 defense. It’s a new day in the NFL and if you don’t have a Franchise quarterback, good luck.