Everybody's fired up about what we can do.
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The offense put us up, and we let them drive down the field. It was just simple mistakes. We'll get better.
This year, it's just working more on if it makes sense. So this year, if I see it, I'm like, 'Look, Coach, the ball is right there, can I just go get it?' He'll say go get it.
I came in tight and he tried to duck underneath, and I came right up under his chest. He fell back, and the ball came loose. As far as I'm concerned, it was a legal hit.
As far as this year, our goals are through the sky right now, ... Some of the goals we have right now, a lot of people might think are unattainable or farfetched. We believe with the unit we have put together, we can do it.
You'd see something and you're thinking like, 'Well, I've got to see here, even though I see the ball, I could make the play, but I'll stay here because I'm going to get graded down (by coaches) for this,' .
Last week I was talking about wanting to finish big plays. Those are the big plays that I'm talking about. Those are the things I have to tune up. It's a good sign when you see linebackers around the quarterback. But I have to finish that play.
This is what we expect every week. This is the way the Chicago Bears should be playing.
As far as I'm concerned, I made a play.