When the Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers, overshadowed by the Aaron Rodgers Experience was the fact that the Packers, with a very middle-of-the-NFL defense, never really stopped the Bears.
The last time they were together on a practice field actually practicing together was Sept.
The pattern isn’t new: win at turnovers, win at football.
A disturbing phenomenon in a very good offense continued last weekend in Carolina, a phenomenon that has the Bears befuddled.
The continuing and growing issue of penalty flags materially affecting both game times and outcomes has been escalating from the beginning of the preseason.