Not even a weekend off could arrest the current Bears slide as the Minnesota Vikings took the measure of Washington in Minneapolis and in the process stepped ahead of the now cellar-dwelling Bears
Whether it is too late or not remains to play out over the next nine weeks or so.
Bears Classics will return exclusively to Comcast SportsNet Chicago for a second season with the debut episode, subtitled 44-0, tonight at 9:00 p.m.
The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers both won on Sunday to move to 5-2, meaning a two-game edge on the Bears with nine games to play.
The criticism of Jay Cutler never seems to end.