Just echoing Corey's post from last week.
Yes, it's exciting. Yes, the Packers are playing good football - but it means absolutely zero. The Cardinals game was exciting, I mean, who doesn't like to watch Rodgers slinging it around for 300 yards and a couple scores? But as Greg Bedard pointed out, the Cardinals did not gameplan for the game. McCarthy didn't say one way or the other, but my guess, from looking at the stuff they ran, is that they had some very light game-planning sessions. Remember, McCarthy game-planed heavily in advance of the third preseason game last year against the Broncos, so I wouldn't be surprised to find out he did some for the Cardinals this year.
That said, the Packers, almost player for player (save for Larry Fitzgerald) were better individulay across the board. The big bright spot for me was the play of the starting offensive line. They just took over the line of scrimmage and won almost every play at the point of attack. A truly impressive performance.
So yes, there's plenty to be excited about. But let's not get carried away. There's lots of work to be done, especially on the defensive side of the ball. The two biggest issues I can see needing attention from Capers are the outside contain against the run and the apparent soft spot in the middle of the field behind most of the zone-dog stuff Capers has been sending this preseason. It wouldn't be so worrisome if the Bears weren't the perfect team to exploit both those weaknesses with Forte making a living running off-tackle stuff and the Bears' perfect middle-of-the-field weapon in Greg Olsen.
So, again, to echo Corey: It means nothing. Get excited about the individual performances and pray for no more injuries.
But we haven't seen anything, good or bad, yet.
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