Bear Breakdown: D.J. Moore and Nick Roach Need To Step Up

The first two weeks of the NFL season, Bears linebacker Nick Roach and nickelback D.J. Moore have been on my list of “Players Who Must Step Up” in my weekly game previews. They haven’t stepped up just yet.
Last week in New Orleans they both had opportunites to turn the game around, but they failed to take advantage of them.
Both, Roach and Moore have seven tackles on the season. Moore has two pass deflections, while Roach has one.
Playing aside Pro Bowlers, Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs, you’d think Roach would get some turnovers through their play.
Roach has been steady so far, but he hasn’t been as good as he can be. In his first year penciled in as a starter, not much competition sits behind him. Competition is important for motivation, just look at the Bears defensive line, they have plenty of that.
He had his chance to make a play last

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