By JJ Stankevitz August 10, 2019
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Let’s clear something up: The Bears don’t believe Ian Bunting was responsible for a sack of Chase Daniel during Thursday night’s preseason game.
To those without knowledge of what the playcall was, it looked like Bunting whiffed on blocking Carolina Panthers first-round edge rusher Brian Burns, who blew past him to drop Daniel. But coach Matt Nagy explained Saturday the blame for the sack was on his quarterback, who should’ve continued bootlegging to his left. Instead, Daniel stopped, and Burns went untouched past Bunting for a sack.
Still, Bunting felt like he should’ve done better on that play.
“I gotta block him,” Bunting said. “Plain and simple, I need to be there for my quarterback. That’s my fault. I gotta get in his way and not let him get to the quarterback.”
The Bears certainly will like hearing that from their ...
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