Bears taking out seven-step drops-- Sun Jul 1 9:35 pm --
Effort being made to protect Cutler, help offensive line
RT Gabe Carimi says seven-step QB drops are out in new OC Mike Tice offense. Should help the o-line protect & Jay Cutler from getting hit. (Alex Marvez on Twitter)
FF Today's Take:Give the Bears credit, as they are quickly removing the Mike Martz influence from this offense. With big receivers like Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery doing most of their damage in the short and intermediate passing game and the running game receiving more attention, there is little need for Cutler to take deep drops and receive the same kind of punishment he has been exposed to in Martz's offense in recent years.