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LAKE FOREST Nick Vannett Color Rush Jersey , Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears came into the season believing they were ready to start returning the favor after taking their lumps in recent years.The gut punch they absorbed in last week’s primetime opener? That’s one they didn’t envision.The Bears will be back under the lights again, looking to pick themselves up against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night in a matchup between teams that blew fourth-quarter leads last week.With four straight last-place finishes in the NFC North but a surge in optimism following a busy offseason, the Bears seemed poised to knock off Green Bay at Lambeau Field, only to lose 24-23 to their rivals. Newcomer Khalil Mack led a dominant defense as the Bears built a 20-0 lead. But a hobbled Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes in the second half to spoil Matt Nagy’s debut as Chicago’s coach.“That kind of makes it tougher, too, because you know how much you put into it and how close you came,” guard Kyle Long said. “It was in reach, well within reach. But at the end of the day, you’ve got to move on.”The same goes for Seattle, a 27-24 loser at Denver last week. The Seahawks grabbed a four-point lead early in the fourth quarter, gave up a touchdown on the Broncos’ next drive and gained 3 yards in their final three possessions.“It was really an enormous missed opportunity for us to do something special and get that win,” coach Pete Carroll said.Here are some things to know as the Bears and Seahawks eye their first wins:NEW ADDITIONMack makes his first appearance at Soldier Field as a member of the Bears. And if he performs the way he did last week, Chicago will certainly take it.The two-time All-Pro came through with a strip-sack that led to a turnover and a 27-yard interception return for a touchdown against backup quarterback DeShone Kizer. He also had pressure in the backfield on the play when Rodgers injured his left knee.This will be the second game for Mack at Soldier Field. With the Raiders in October 2015, he sacked Jay Cutler on the final drive. But Robbie Gould kicked a 49-yard field goal in the closing seconds to give the Bears a 22-20 victory over the Raiders and their first win under former coach John Fox.SAFETY VALVEDoug Baldwin has been the player Wilson has looked to for help in key situations throughout their careers together. Baldwin is expected to miss at least a couple of weeks after suffering an MCL injury in his right knee in the opener. Wilson must find another go-to option in the passing game.It could be veteran Brandon Marshall, who caught three passes including a touchdown in the opener . It could be Tyler Lockett, who also had a touchdown catch against the Broncos. Or it could be rookie tight end Will Dissly, who had three catches for 105 yards and a touchdown in the opener.“It’s hard to tackle a guy that weighs 270 pounds running down the field. Big catches too, good tough catches Justin Britt Color Rush Jersey ,” Carroll said of Dissly. “He showed us that he’s got really good hands.”BEHIND CENTERBears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky had a shaky opener.The No. 2 overall draft pick last year, he missed a throw on a fade pattern to a wide-open Allen Robinson in the end zone and was too quick to scramble rather than stay in the pocket at times. He also couldn’t move the Bears past midfield, let alone into field goal range, in the closing minutes after Green Bay scored the go-ahead touchdown.Trubisky finished 23 of 35 for 171 yards and a 77.2 passer rating.SACK ATTACKSeattle gave up six sacks in the opener, but at least half of those could be blamed on Wilson not trusting his protection and running into trouble. It made for a challenging game to assess the performance of an offensive line that has regularly been an issue the past few seasons.Carroll said he was mostly pleased with the protections, but knows the challenge doesn’t get any easier going from Denver’s pass rush led by Von Miller to Chicago’s rush now led by Mack.SECOND IMPRESSIONNagy acknowledged he needs to improve on his first game as a head coach. He second-guessed his own play calls, most notably two ill-advised screen passes, and acknowledged he is still growing into the role. Nagy replaced the fired Fox after spending a decade working under Andy Reid in Philadelphia and Kansas City.“I wasn’t in my exact rhythm that I could have been in,” he said. “There’s different reasons for that. For me, I just feel like that’s my job. I’ve got to do that. I’ve got to be better.” Fans of the Seattle Seahawks were largely blindsided earlier this month when the team released veteran wide receiver Doug Baldwin, one of the most beloved players on the roster by fans and most..." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteField Gullsa Seattle Seahawks communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsSeahawksOddsAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections VideosCoffee and CigarettesGame AnalysisThe Numbers GameCigar ThoughtsFiled under:The Offseason2019 NFL DraftIt’s all about perspective and expectationsNew,94commentsPDTShareTweetShareShareIt’s all about perspective and expectationsJeff Hanisch-USA TODAY SportsFans of the Seattle Seahawks were largely blindsided earlier this month when the team released veteran wide receiver Doug Baldwin, one of the most beloved players on the roster by fans and most productive receivers in team history. That, of course, brings up the obvious questions about who will fill Baldwin’s shoes for the receiving corps, and which receivers will be tasked with replacing the lost production. It’s no secret that the team went heavy at receiver in the draft, adding DK Metcalf, Gary Jennings and John Ursua Nazair Jones Color Rush Jersey , and the excitement for those three players among fans is great. Optimism is nothing new for fans, who are expected to be hopeful for the future of fresh additions to the team, but should Seahawks fans be expecting more from this group than from third year players David Moore and Amara Darboh? It’s been more than two years since the Seahawks selected those two in the 2017 NFL Draft, but fans have cooled on them in spite of the flashes they have shown at times because of the holes in their games that have also been shown. Why is it that fans have greater optimism for players that have zero snaps of NFL game experience than players who have at least been in the system and have experience? Why is it, in spite of evidence that Darboh and Moore can at least hack it at a minimal level fans have turned their attention to the rookies? Is it because humans are inherently drawn to the new and shiny? Is it because research shows that negative outcomes are more impactful on the psyche than positive outcomes and fans now have two season of watching their hopes for Darboh and Moore not be fulfilled as they’d expected? Whether that is the actual reason behind why fans are more interested in the rookies than the guys who have been here for a couple of years or not, it brings me to the point about perspective and expectations. Fans expectations for Moore and Darboh appear to have been reset lower after two years worth of evidence regarding their skills and abilities on the field. This is not to say either of them is not good, just that receiver is a difficult position to play and takes time to learn. A third year breakout for receivers is not uncommon, and thus we come back to the idea of perspective. Similarly, many fans are excited about the prospect of Mike Iupati potentially taking over as the starter at left guard, in spite of his injury history. He’s new, so fans have hope that he can demonstrate the All Pro form he showed earlier in his career, and fans are willing to downplay the fact that he hasn’t played a full sixteen games in a season since Matt Flynn was the backup quarterback for the Seahawks. These hopes are founded in the perspective of a Seahawks fan whose never seen him miss a game for their team. In contrast, fans of the Arizona Cardinals fan who watched Iupati miss 25 games over the past four years and never suit up for every game in a season are more than happy to see him depart. And this brings things back to perspective, which is key for setting realistic expectations. For example, take a look at the following and see what jumps out most (Author’s note: You’ll need to open the tweet to see the full picture to understand the rest of what I’m about to talk about). That is a tweet that former New England Patriot Brandon Spikes, sent out on the morning of the Super Bowl back in February. Everyone I’ve ever shown that picture to instantly notices one thing, and that is who is in the picture with Spikes. Yes, that is indeed Aaron Hernandez 12th Fan Color Rush Jersey , which immediately leads to the question of why Spikes would tweet a photo of himself with a convicted murderer to get ready for the Super Bowl matchup against the Los Angeles Rams? The answer to that again likely lies in perspective. The 2011 Super Bowl is the only Super Bowl for which Spikes played in. He was with the Buffalo Bills in 2014 and so his Super Bowl memories are from the Pats 2011 loss to the Eli Manning led New York Giants. In short, from his perspective, Super Bowl memories involve Aaron Hernandez, with whom he played not just for the Patriots, but in college with the Florida Gators where the two were teammates for three seasons. To hammer home my point about perspective, though, what jumped out of the picture to me had nothing to do with the teammate in the picture. Take a look at the shoes Spikes is wearing. For the overwhelming majority of fans reading this article, they’ll probably look at his shoes and shrug, but for me, those shoes jump out of the picture. Why? Because of my perspective. One look at those shoes and I know exactly what those shoes are. They’re Reebok Realflex. And they’re not Realflex 2.0 or 3.0, those are the originals, which just happen to be my favorite shoes of all time. I bought a pair in 2011 and instantly fell in love. Over the next year or so I picked up a couple more pairs, and in 2013 I found a half dozen pairs in my size at the Reebok store at the Premium Outlets South in Las Vegas and bought them all. In short, as OTAs wind down over the coming weeks and through training camp in July and August, remember to keep perspective in mind. The flashy new toys that were just recently added may not contribute as much as those who have been working hard while buried on the depth chart. The veteran who had bad injury luck with another team may continue to have bad injury luck with the Seahawks. In short, as fans we’re about to enter into the time of the year when hopes and expectations can begin to far outpace reality as news is hard to come by, but upside and dreams have an inexhaustible supply.

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