The Illini are trending up, and the Bears are trending way down? Yep, life comes at you fast. Almost as fast as a Springfield-area motorist who decides a right-hand turn is their God-given right, you know, no matter if the light is red and there is oncoming traffic going 55-plus miles per hour. I mean, I know people are impatient, but good grief. You can't turn right unless the coast is clear, correct? And please, soccer mom and football dad with three kids in your minivan, don't ASSUME I can change lanes to accommodate your impatience. Shall I move on? It's gonna be #random, so good luck...

Mitch Trubisky is not an accurate downfield passer. Yeah, I know, tell you something else you don't know...

•Does Matt Nagy call three yard passing plays because he knows his quarterback can't throw accurately? Maybe that's a better question...

•And how many passes are not even thrown beyond the line of scrimmage? Imagine how the defense reacts to that, they don't have to respect anything, at all, downfield. The gadget play-heavy game plan isn't working this year, in case anyone has noticed...

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