The Chicago defense took a noticeable downturn last season when Charles Tillman was lost for the final seven games with a triceps injury.
Franchise success over long hauls ultimately turns on successful drafts.
Operating without the top end of the receiver group against a defense as good as San Francisco’s was an incredibly difficult work order for the coaches.
Kyle Fuller showed a national TV audience — and a good San Francisco offense — why he was the No. 14 pick of the draft.
The question of the Bears’ starting free safety position will hang in the air for another week as coaches, tasked with deciding from among Chris Conte, Danny McCray and Brock V