Call it a triumph for persistence, second effort or whatever.
As he has for the past couple of Wednesdays, coach Lovie Smith put his team through a practice without helmets as part of a late-season plan to save wear on key players already dealing with physica
GLENDALE, Ariz. The overall play of the defense in a must-win game like this one is a little difficult to critique in absolute terms just because of the quality of the opponent.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago's defense outscored Arizona all by itself on a day when the Bears had to win to keep their playoff hopes alive.
First the bad news (and theres a lot of it):