The Bears Link Film Study - Episode 4: The Rookies Part 2
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By Andrew Link

Here is part 2 of the rookie quarterly report. As was the case with part 1, I have posted a copy of the transcript as well. Enjoy!

This is....The Bears Link Film Study with Andrew Link.

In this episode, which is the 2nd of 2 parts, I am going to take a look at how the Bears rookies have performed through the first quarter of the season.

The first player we are going to talk about is what will hopefully be the highest Bears draft pick for a while, inside linebacker Roquan Smith

A lot of people have wondered how well Smith is actually playing, due to the fact that he isn’t making a ton of “splash” plays. While that is true, he isn’t making those types of plays...yet, he is making a tremendous impact on the game.

Smith reminds me a lot of Eddie Jackson from last year. He’s been more physical than I thought at times, but also getting overpowered at others, which I expected. The speed and instincts are on full display but generally are a hair late. The type of thing that comes with experience and becoming a professional....

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