The Bears lost Chris Conte in the first half of the loss at Detroit when the four-year starter at free safety went out with a possible concussion.
Bears defensive backs are accustomed to dealing with big, physical receivers simply from what they see all offseason and into practice during the year.
The breakdowns were so widespread that it became difficult to determine who, how or even what exactly was happening.
GREEN BAY — The Bears are who we thought they were.
They are exactly the same team that was throttled by the New England Patriots just two weeks ago.
After the defensive debacle of 2013, the organization committed to overhauling the unit, increasing its depth with youth through the draft while targeting the pass rush through free agency.