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Previewing Lions vs. Bears with Robert Zeglinski

First Byte reaches new levels of passive-aggression on this week’s Bears episode.

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There’s nothing like Bears week to get Detroit Lions fans heated, even in the midst of a potentially disappointing season. And there’s nothing like Robert Zeglinski week on the podcast, our favorite frenemy of the show. It always becomes a passive-aggression-off when Rob is on the pod, and this week certainly is no different.

Rob joins us with a newfound sense of confidence with a slight twinge of cockiness to talk some NFL Week 10. The Bears are rolling. The Lions are sad. Is there any hope the Lions continue to #OwnTheBears? We get into it.

This week on First Byte:

  • Ryan couldn’t make it, but he has a message for Rob right off the bat.
  • Mitchell Trubisky: Good? Bad? Goober? Rob isn’t quite buying any Trubisky stock quite yet, but he’s all in on Matt Nagy.
  • The Bears defense is fantastic, but are there any weaknesses the Lions can exploit? Rob gives us some insight into some players that may not be playing up to par.
  • Are the Bears a Super Bowl contender, or a year or two away?
  • Can the Lions stop the Bears’ three-headed rushing attack? Will “Snacks” be enough?
  • Rob runs through just about every Bears defensive player and says how awesome they are.
  • Will the Lions—likely without T.J. Lang—be able to prevent a Matthew Stafford-shaped crater in Soldier Field’s turf? Jeremy and Rob discuss ways to slow the Bears pass rush and that Khalil Mack guy.
  • Jeremy is deathly afraid of Tarik Cohen while Rob thinks Mack will make a game-changing play on Sunday

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