Per the Official Site:
"We had gone through a lot of emotional stuff [with Taylor's passing] the week before and it was hard to get going no matter what was said or done," Gibbs said. "But in that Chicago game, there was more chirping, more life and more excitement than I had seen in a long time."
So Gibbs decided to keep Wednesdays as a walk-through for the rest of the season.
The players are singing the praises of this strategy -- they would. Here is a representative sampling: