Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson has some big goals for the super talented Bears defense as we head into the 2019 season.
“I’ll go right now for our defense to be number one, across the board” Jackson said, during an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio. “Like, I told ’em earlier, shouts out to the ’85 Bears, but, we want to top everything they’ve done,” Jackson said.
With a new defensive coordinator in Chuck Pagano, the Bears are certainly talented enough, across the board, to be one of the NFL’s best units next season.
“As far as scheme, man, we’re a little more aggressive” Jackson continued.
“It’s about the same. It’s not a big difference. Coach Pagano is more vocal than Coach Vic [Fangio]. Right now, I could say he’s more “uppity”. Coach Vic is more mellow, laid back, and chill. But he’s smart. They’re both smart.
They can tell you anything inside-out about an offense. For us, right now, it’s just to buy in, to keep our heads down, and keep working, and to just have his back, because he’s showing us he has ours, on and off the field.”
Bears’ Eddie Jackson Says Team Ready to Make Noise
The Chicago Bears won’t be lacking any confidence as they head into the 2019 season, and veteran safety Eddie Jackson believes the team is ready to make some serious noise next season.
“Everything — how short, and how far, we came,” Jackson said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
“From the losing record to the winning record. How short we came, with the first-round playoff game with the field goal. Right now we just want to build off everything and let that be the fuel to our fire. We plan on taking this whole thing.”
The Bears’ success will hinge on the continued development of quarterback Mitchell Trubisky more than anything else.
Bears’ Anthony Miller Expected Back for Training Camp
“He’s done a really good job of staying involved in the meetings,” Nagy said. “I can already tell with him not being involved out there he’ll hit me in the back and ask me about a play. Was it this play or was it that play? That tells me he’s engaged. So mentally he’s doing good.”
Miller is coming off a solid rookie season in which he hauled in 33 receptions for 423 yards and 7 scores.
Bears’ Mitchell Trubisky Excited for Revamped Backfield
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is excited about the revamped backfield on the team as they approach the 2019 season.
Tarik Cohen, David Montgomery and Mike Davis currently comprise the Bears three-headed monster running back rotation.
“We’ve got a three-headed monster that’s going to be able to make huge plays for this offense,” Trubisky said, according to Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune . “Very talented guys and pretty much handpicked by (general manager) Ryan Pace and Coach Nagy. I 100 percent believe in those guys.
“Just being around Mike and being back with Tarik, you just feel like these guys really fit this offense and are able to do the things we want them to do — running the zone scheme, making guys miss, extending plays, running guys over and catching the ball out of the backfield. That’s what we expect from David and Mike.”
- Green Bay Packers2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers Wants To Be Playing For Packers When He Turns 40
- AFC2 years ago
Dolphins Ryan Tannehill Suffers No Structural Damage To Knee
- News9 months ago
DeSean Jackson Likely Done with Buccaneers
- AFC10 months ago
Dolphins Need to Trade for Derek Carr
- AFC2 years ago
Steelers’ Mike Mitchell Fined $48K For Late Hit On Chiefs’ Alex Smith
- AFC8 months ago
Mike Tannenbaum Essentially Fired by Dolphins
- Dallas Cowboys12 months ago
Cowboys Increased Trade Offer for Earl Thomas
- AFC2 years ago
Dolphins Ryan Tannehill To Miss Significant Time, May Need Season Ending Surgery