5 Chicago Bears storylines to follow after the bye
1. Progression of Luke Getsy
If you remember back in October, the thing that changed the Chicago Bears was the playcalling of Luke Getsy. The timing in which it happened was during a mini-bye, a time when the team had extra time between a Thursday Night loss to the Commanders, and.a Monday Night win against New England.
Over that time it was obvious that Luke Getsy self-scouted, and got better because the offense was entirely different. From that point. Justin Fields took off. So, the thought is that if Getsy made these improvements during a half of a bye, how will he do during a whole one?
He will obviously be self-scouting, and we should see real changes. We know that Getsy is not afraid to admit he is wrong, scrap things, and try new things. We already saw it once.
Getsy is still a first-time play caller in the NFL. He is going to slip up at times. The key is making sure it does not become consistent. Around the time that Fields got hurt it was clear that Getsy was losing a bit of his edge, and he needed to pivot, or expand what he built back in week seven.
With this full week, it will be interesting to see how he grows off of the latest challenge, because he aced his response to the slow start.