In those three losses, the Bears averaged just around 14 points per game and Jay Cutler averaged 40 throws per game.
Against New Orleans in Week 2 the Bears’ offense ran 45 passing plays compared to just 12 rushing plays.
The team suffered back-to-back losses to New Orleans and Green Bay two very tough teams. The game plan for the Bears should never involve Cutler passing the ball 40 times.
With Mike Tice taking over the reigns as offensive coordinator you won’t often see games of 40 passing plays and less than 15 rushing plays.
The team averaged just around 32 points per game in the seven wins with Cutler under center. In those wins, Cutler averaged just over 27 passes per game.
I’m sure Tice and Cutler have studied last season’s game film and understand running the ball first is going to lead to more wins. Mike Martz surely didn’t help the offense one bit in that aspect.
More news from Bourbannais to come.