• Bears coach Marc Trestman expects a good Soldier

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Sep 15, 2013
    Marc [Trestman] got more comfortable calling plays and being able to trust them. With all due respect to the fundamentals and techniques, the intrigue of the Bears’ game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Soldier Field lies in the X’s and O’s, the adjustments and Trestman’s ability to make those work in the Bears’ favor. How much did Trestman really show? Did he find weaknesses in the Vikings’ defense the Lions didn’t expose? How will the Vikings respond to what they saw in the Bears’ offense? And will Trestman already have a counter for the anticipated counter? Nine years removed from his last NFL job, Trestman has become a more outwardly focused person, guiding the Bears into Sunday’s game against his hometown Vikings with a confident and compassionate hand. Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Minnesota Vikings' visit to the Chicago Bears. “I made my mind up that I was going to change the way I was going to live my life and raise my kids and I was really geared towards trying to build a business and be a better husband and a better father. “It just kind of came to me. I didn’t try to go get it.
    Source: suntimes.com
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      Source: suntimes.com
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  • Chicago 31, Vikings 30

    The Vikings went to Soldier Field to face off against the Bears on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The Bears wons, 31-30.
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    • Live blog: Vikings at Bears

      Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Minnesota Vikings' visit to the Chicago Bears. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Five things to watch: Vikings at Bears

      Here are five things to watch Sunday when the Chicago Bears host the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field: Faster start from the offense: The Bears started off slowly in Week 1 because Marc Trestman wanted to first see whether the offensive line could ade…
      Source: ESPN.com

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