• Read-option a possibility for Bears

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jul 31, 2013
    A day after Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune wrote that the Bears may use the read-option in 2013, the Bears said they won’t. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, however, the Bears apparently plan to roll out the read-option in 2013. Sort of. Biggs explains that the Bears have been using the play-action fake from shotgun formation that launches the read-option running play as the first step in the quarterback moving outside the pocket in search of a throwing lane. To summarize, the Bears aren’t going to do it. It’s fitting, we suppose, that the Bears are sending out mixed signals regarding the offensive trend premised on sending mixed signals to the defense. "If you're going to have a quarterback do it, like a Kaepernick or somebody like that, it becomes more of a weapon because you know it's not just Tebow coming and he's going to run the ball.
    • Bears send mixed signals on read-option

      It’s fitting, we suppose, that the Bears are sending out mixed signals regarding the offensive trend premised on sending mixed signals to the defense. A day after Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune wrote that the Bears may use the read-option in 2013, t…
    • Jets consider read-option plays for QB Smith

      Rex Ryan said he'd like to use Geno Smith on read-option plays, claiming he can be a weapon.
      Source: ESPN.com

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