JJ Stankevitz and Cam Ellis look at what to expect from Mitchell Trubisky in the extremely high likelihood he plays Sunday night, and if it would be better for the Bears if their game against the Rams were a shootout or a defensive struggle.
Plus, JJ chats with the radio voice of the Los Angeles Rams, J.B. Long, to get a sense of where Sean McVay, Jared Goff and the best team in the NFC stands heading into Sunday night.
0:15: All signs point to the return of Trubisky on Sunday, but will he have to be smarter with how he runs?
3:20: Why the Bears shouldn’t be concerned about Trubisky’s shoulder because they’re facing Aaron Donald
6:00: Did the Bears play this decision right to sit Trubisky for two games and with an eye on the last quarter of the season?
7:40: Is it better for Sunday to be a shootout or a defensive struggle?
13:10: Welcoming J.B. Long to the pod, and asking: What’s the mood of the Rams right now?
15:40: What have the Rams evolved into in Year 2 of the Sean McVay era?
17:00: Seeing parallels between the 2017 Rams and the 2018 Bears
19:20: Why Sean McVay is the right coach for Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams
21:45: How has McVay tailored his scheme to the players he has in 2018?
23:30: What should we make of the Rams’ defense?
25:40: What can the Bears do to stop the Rams’ offense?
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