Without Matt Forte (knee) the Bears turned again to rookie Jeremy Langford and Ka’Deem Carey but with considerably less impact than the pair provided last weekend in St. Louis.
After seven straight games with passer rating of 88.0 or better, Jay Cutler had a game not good enough for a team entertaining playoff thoughts, even with major mitigating personnel factors.
One fatal flaw in the Bears’ offensive operations, one that played a devastating part in the loss to the Broncos, was there on display in St.
If you take out the first drive of each game, the Bears defense would have to be among the best in the NFL.
The NFL cliché is that all games are must-win and there is no such thing as a bad win.