Early returns

Two weeks into the season, Lovie Smith's defensive play-calling seems to work

Originally Published: September 25, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

Everyone knows you can't judge stats through the first two games.

After all, how long do you think (pause while checking the online stats) this Drew Brees guy is going to lead the NFL in passing?

OK, bad example.

How about rushing? I mean the Chicago Bears' Adrian Peterson isn't going to lead the league on the ground all year. I mean, that's ludicrous.

Ah, it's the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson. Yeah, that makes sense.

Well, ...

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