1. What is the defense of Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Luke Getsy?
No one is saying that the 12 point outburst by the Chicago Bears was good enough. Also, it is easy to say that Brian Flores out schemed Luke Getsy. However, if you have been watching the Minnesota Vikings all year, you would know that their defense has been out scheming just about every offensive coordinator.
Flores brings a ton of complex blitzes that even the most experienced quarterbacks struggle with. So, Luke Getsy saw Justin Fields struggling after the initial game plan and made life easy for him.
On one hand, we did not learn much about Fields. On the other, the game plan worked. The Bears had a 9-3 lead and were driving into the red zone to go up 12-3 at worst before Justin Fields fumbled. Even if Minnesota went on the same scoring drive, the time taken off would have given Chicago an easy chance to ice the game late. It was not pretty, but a comfortable win was on the table.
More than that, Fields did not throw any interceptions and did not have any turnovers until the player's late collapse.
Fields also posted his lowest pressure-to-sack rate of the season and third lowest of his career. Fans wanted to see Fields get better at avoiding sacks. Getsy finds a way to do that against a defense that confuses and sacks the best quarterbacks, and fans are mad because he had them with a chance to take a two-score lead with just under ten minutes to play in the game. Yes, it was a low-scoring game, but the Bears just needed to protect the ball on offense and score when they got into position. They did that up until 10 minutes to go, and the plan worked, whether you liked it or not.