The Bears in fact have a Super Bowl defense. It just depends on what Super Bowl you’re talking about.
Linebackers typically lead the team in tackles, and Bears linebackers did that.
The Bears have about half of a roster under contract beyond this season, but team President Ted Phillips not only evinced no concern over the situation, but noted that a projected flat salary cap
The Bears defensive coordinator might be excused for wondering if somebody somewhere has been sticking pins in a Mel Tucker doll.
The junior class in Illinois this season has some solid contributors that could lead teams this season.