It’s Snowing in Chicago

| October 17th, 2023

If the 2023 Chicago Bears weren’t a 1-5 team with an injured starting QB, a lame-duck Head Coach, and no sense of direction in 2023, I’d be much more excited about the recent hiring of Senior Defensive Analyst Phil Snow.

The former Carolina Panthers DC (and former Baylor Bears DC) provides an innovative mindset to a Chicago team defense desperately needs a fresh batch of ideas. For those who don’t know, Snow made his mark on the NFL in Carolina by bringing some of college football’s cutting-edge anti-air-raid ideas into the NFL and had great success early in the 2021 season.

With players like Brian Burns fueling the pass rush and DBs like Jeremy Chinn on the back-end, a defense running Tite fronts, 3-safety looks, and other wild concepts caught offenses off-guard to start the season and led to Matt Rhule’s Panthers hitting the ground running early.

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