Except catch passes.
And hold on to the ball.
And stand up.
This is a bad week for all of that to seem true. A loss on Monday night in San Francisco would drop the Bears behind Green Bay in the
The Bears will try to avert that fall with a backup quarterback who prefers to avoid taking chances. It's the kind of spot where the tight end might be one of the most valuable positions in the offense.
Except the Bears appear to have forfeited the tight end position.
It wasn't meant to be a criticism of Campbell, although that's the way it seemed when he replaced Cutler in the second half against Houston last week.
Whatever, a quarterback deft at checking down needs more than just
The Bears, however, don't offer Campbell a reliable option.
Davis is coming off a game in which he fumbled on his first play and missed a critical pass near the end. He has had problems with false starts and holding this season, as well. That won't do against a fast and tough San Francisco defense.
Davis has 11 receptions for 150 yards and two touchdowns this season. Compare that with San Francisco’s
When Smith talks about good tight ends, the