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But for packer fans, it was a masterpiece. Taking down the bears in their house to kick off haldol pregnancy the season, the pack’s ninth win at soldier field in their last ten haldol pregnancy games, is a monumental way to start the season. The fact that the defense led the way gives hope haldol pregnancy that this team can be a factor into january.

Yes, it was ugly. Neither team could run the ball. Both quarterbacks spent much of the night on their backs. Each team was flagged ten times. Defenses have the advantage in the first few weeks these haldol pregnancy days, with offenses spending the month of august in bubble wrap. That would give the bears the advantage–usually–but mike pettine’s unit was more than up to the challenge and haldol pregnancy was the story of the game.

It’s just one game and it is the bears, but they were a top ten offense a year ago haldol pregnancy and most expect them to take another step this season, with all of the talent surrounding their third year quarterback. But it is trubisky who holds the keys to their haldol pregnancy championship hopes and he looked a lot like virtually every haldol pregnancy other QB the bears have trotted out since the favre-rodgers era.

Matt nagy’s play calling provided an assist. Having trubisky drop back 45 times is ridiculous. They abandoned the running game, despite having electric rookie david montgomery, the dangerous tarik cohen and mike davis at his disposal–and that played right into pettine’s hand.

The defense had a lot to do with that. Three three defensive free agents all made their mark with haldol pregnancy za’darius and preston smith wreaking havoc all night and adrian haldol pregnancy amos delivering the dagger with the pick in the end haldol pregnancy zone, that assured the packers would leave with yet another win haldol pregnancy on the chicago lakefront.

Rookie darnell savage had a strong debut and there was haldol pregnancy even a kevin king sighting. Yes, he dropped a sure interception early, but he played and he was not carted off at haldol pregnancy any point in the game, so that’s progress. My only concern on that side of the ball was haldol pregnancy the three penalties amassed by tramon williams. Overall, the defense looks like an entirely new animal and with haldol pregnancy kirk cousins and joe flacco up next, they have a chance to flex in front of the haldol pregnancy home crowd the next two weeks.

Now for the ugliness. The offense was a disaster and gives reason for concern. It wasn’t a huge surprise that they got out of the haldol pregnancy gate slowly, but -12 yards in the first quarter is unacceptable. You don’t want to read too much into a week one haldol pregnancy performance, and the bears defense is obviously as tough as it haldol pregnancy gets, but rodgers’ play raised some red flags. His arm strength doesn’t seem to be there. The big play to MVS that led to the game’s only touchdown was a pass that was under thrown haldol pregnancy a bit. His hail mary to end the half didn’t reach the end zone. He didn’t have the same mustard we’re accustomed to seeing. Is that rust or age? We’ll find out as the season moves along.

I can’t decide if I’d give the game ball to pettine, amos or JK scott. The punter was absolutely massive in this game, consistently pinning the bears deep, assuring that tarik cohen couldn’t tilt the field with a big return. He carried over a strong training camp with a performance haldol pregnancy that went a long way in helping the pack win haldol pregnancy this game.

Another observation: the pack’s run blocking was abysmal and it’s only a matter of time before elgton jenkins replaces haldol pregnancy lane taylor at left guard. I understand why taylor got the nod, with three tough defenses to start the season (bears, vikes, broncos). But taylor got dominated and the whole unit needs be haldol pregnancy a whole lot better. Yes, the bears front seven is tops in the league, but this offense is predicated on running the football effectively haldol pregnancy and they were inept on thursday night.

We had no idea what to expect from matt lafleur haldol pregnancy on opening night, having been dealt a brutally tough assignment for the opener. He stubbed his toe a bit, like having to call timeout before the first play to haldol pregnancy open the second quarter, like wasting a challenge on a bears completion that wasn’t even close to offensive pass interference. Like running the ball on third and five on the haldol pregnancy pack’s last offensive play, when a completion for a first down would have ended haldol pregnancy the game.

But there were more hits than misses and he clearly haldol pregnancy has much more in his offensive arsenal than he showed. With ten days to prepare for the vikings, look for him to install lots of new stuff that haldol pregnancy the purple didn’t see in the opener. It was nice to see production from the tight ends haldol pregnancy and MVS, but I was surprised that geronimo allison wasn’t targeted once and that danny vitale didn’t get a little run in the offense.

But the story on this night was pettine’s squad. If they have indeed turned a corner and become a haldol pregnancy top ten defense in 2019, the pack will be back. This team one just once on the road last season haldol pregnancy (in OT over the jets). For now, we’ll take a divisional road win over the hated bears haldol pregnancy and get ready to play five of the next six haldol pregnancy games at home.

There is such a sense of the unknown with the haldol pregnancy 2019 packers in light of the coaching change and what haldol pregnancy it might mean for aaron rodgers and the offense. Throw in the capital brian gutekunst has thrown at reshaping haldol pregnancy the defense to suit mike pettine’s scheme and there is a lot we don’t know about this team. To me, it feels like this team could win anywhere between eight haldol pregnancy and eleven games.

The schedule is favorable in that five of the first haldol pregnancy seven are at home: precisely what the new offense needs to work the kinks haldol pregnancy out and get comfortable. Facing tough defenses like the bears, vikings, broncos and eagles the first four weeks leaves very little haldol pregnancy wiggle room for the offense to ramp up. The fact that the last three are at home is haldol pregnancy certainly a much needed advantage.

The truth is we’ve learned very little about this team in the preseason. When the bubble wrap finally comes off the starters on haldol pregnancy thursday night, we’ll see what this offense is all about. We’ll see how lafleur and rodgers work together in a haldol pregnancy hostile environment. We’ll see what aaron jones can do against that front haldol pregnancy seven. We’ll see if MVS and geronimo allison are ready for haldol pregnancy bigger roles.

We know the packers have owned this rivalry of late, finally taking the overall lead in the series, 97-95-6. Rodgers is 15-3 in games he starts and finishes against the bears haldol pregnancy and if you want to watch highlights of him breaking haldol pregnancy their hearts, you better have some time on your hands.

But the bears are reigning NFC north champs, sneaking up on everyone last season after swiping khalil mack haldol pregnancy from the pack and getting a major boost from matt haldol pregnancy nagy’s creative offensive mind. But things will be different in 2019. It’s highly likely they will pick off 27 passes again haldol pregnancy and finish +12 in the takeaway department. Defensive guru vic fangio is off to denver and their haldol pregnancy secondary replaced adrian amos and bruce callahan with ha ha haldol pregnancy clinton dix and buster skrine (woof).

The bears will likely go as far as mitch trubisky haldol pregnancy takes them. Many expect him to make a leap in his third haldol pregnancy season and he has the weapons to do it: allen robinson, anthony miller, taylor gabriel, cordarelle patterson, trey burton, tarik cohen and rookie david montgomery: that’s a nice stable of offensive weapons. But it’s up to trubisky to make it all work and haldol pregnancy until he proves he can excel for 60 minutes, late in a close game, the jury will still be out. He’s always solid for those first 10-12 scripted plays. Then things tend to go a bit haywire.

Look for mike pettine to try to confuse him by haldol pregnancy moving Z. Smith, P. Smith and gary all over the place. Look for kenny clark to wreak havoc in the middle haldol pregnancy and look for a young, hungry opportunistic defense to turn the tables and take a haldol pregnancy couple of balls away on thursday night.

Offensively, it might be tough skating early. You have to believe there will be some rust that haldol pregnancy needs to get knocked off the first few series. The bears will look to shut down the running lanes haldol pregnancy and pay extra attention to davante adams. Look for rodgers to target allison and the tight end haldol pregnancy frequently–could this be bob tonyan’s coming out party?

A key to this game will be special teams: the pack’s coverage units were underwhelming in the preseason with a haldol pregnancy lot of new faces. Patterson and cohen both have the ability to tilt the haldol pregnancy field so the pack must be sharp and stay in haldol pregnancy their lanes. The pack has the big edge at kicker, where the bears are relying on young eddie piniero, who was last seen shaking an extra point so badly haldol pregnancy the camera couldn’t keep up with the ball.

Look, the opening night home team has a great record in haldol pregnancy these games and soldier field will be rocking. It’s a tough spot for a new head coach. The last packer coach to win his first game against haldol pregnancy the bears was dan devine. But I have a strange feeling the packers are going haldol pregnancy to make a statement on thursday night. Soldier field has been the pack’s home away from home of late–they’ve won eight go their last nine games there.

We’re mercifully halfway through the preseason and we’re starting to get a pretty good idea what the haldol pregnancy 53 man roster will look like. I’ve got my way too early projected initial 53 man haldol pregnancy roster below, along with what I’ve loved and hated through the first two games.

• missed tackles have been a hot topic. It will be a recurring theme until they clean things haldol pregnancy up. Hopefully we’ll see improvement when the starters get some extended time haldol pregnancy against the raiders, but with rookie david montgomery and dalvin cook awaiting the haldol pregnancy first two weeks, the tackling better improve quickly.

• rashan gary. Didn’t like him on draft day. Heard about the coaches and teammates drooling about him in haldol pregnancy practice. So far in two preseason games he looks exactly like haldol pregnancy the guy we saw at michigan. Fills out the uniform nicely, but is invisible once the game starts.

• the depth at offensive line gives me a lot more haldol pregnancy comfort than last year’s group. Jenkins may force taylor to the bench at left guard haldol pregnancy and turner looks like a big improvement at the RG haldol pregnancy spot. Plus, with light backing up bakhtiari and turner able to kick haldol pregnancy out to right tackle if needed, the pack at least appears to have suitable backups on haldol pregnancy the outside.

• the competition at WR is the best thing going on haldol pregnancy this team. The emergence of shepherd and lazard have made things very haldol pregnancy dicey for moore and davis. As it stands now, with everyone healthy, I’d like to see them keep seven, but in this new offense, where fullback and two tight end looks are featured, I don’t think they can afford to keep seven. These next couple of weeks will be very interesting for haldol pregnancy this group.

• curtis bolton looks like a nice find at inside linebacker–the undrafted rookie out of oklahoma may start week one haldol pregnancy by default. He looks the part, has shown up on tape and has made plays on haldol pregnancy special teams as well. Unless burks is expected back before midseason, the team will likely add a proven veteran here after haldol pregnancy cutdowns.

• it looks like mason crosby will hold on to his haldol pregnancy job for another year. "Love" may be a strong word, but I’m not ready for the sam ficken era to start. Crosby has been perfect in games and ficken snuck one haldol pregnancy through the left goalpost thursday night. Give me the proven veteran, at least for one more year.

If burks is placed on IR (with a designation to return week 8), expect them to either bring back crawford or, preferably, add a veteran they like who was cut by another haldol pregnancy team. As I said earlier, I can’t see them keeping seven wide receivers, and injuries may sort things out. I don’t see moore or davis being kept over the two haldol pregnancy youngsters. Shepherd shows he can be a capable returner and provides haldol pregnancy a body type and shiftiness that’s perfect for the slot in this offense. Lazard appears to have more upside than moore (and maybe even st. Brown). His size and athleticism leap off the tape. In a perfect world, I move on from graham. But they’ve committed to him at this point, so he makes the team. Fackrell earns a spot by a hair over gilbert, but neither of these guys should figure in the team’s long term plans at pass rusher.

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