As the Chicago Bears start their next chapter under new head coach Marc Trestman, it will be crucial that all the players are on board. Half the key to success in the NFL, is getting players to buy in. If the players believe in their system, the chances for success are much greater. Trestman is all about offense, and that’s exactly what the Bears need.
Arguably the most key piece to the puzzle is Brandon Marshall. The talented wide receiver is clearly the team’s best offensive weapon, and he more than anyone, must learn and execute this new offense. Good news for Bears’ fans, Marshall is fully on board, and has even gone as far to say he ‘loves’ the new system.
“Oh, my gosh, I’m in love with it. Martellus(Bennett) and I sat down and went through the formational stuff and started challenging each other. It was exciting to go through, and it’s pretty cool to have a partner.”
He also added that he likes the fact this learning process gets everyone involved. So from the sounds of it, all the Bears’ players are bought in. I don’t know why they wouldn’t be, because the offense is clearly the weak link in Chicago. Not that they have a bad offense, it’s just not elite. To win the Super Bowl, the Bears need to become more explosive.
Marshall is still the focal point, but he needs his teammates to step up and take some of the pressure off of him. We all know how great Jay Cutler and Marshall are together, now it’s time for everyone else to develop along with them in the new system.
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