The Bears have gotten just 5.5 sacks from Jared Allen, the premier pass-rushing defensive end on the market last offseason.
First it was Lamarr Houston tearing an ACL while celebrating a meaningless sack in the loss at New England.
Despite losing Willie Young to a torn Achilles in the third quarter and being without rookie three-technique Will Sutton (ill), the Bears’ front four delivered three sacks of Detroit Lions quarter
It wouldn't be Bears-Lions without some chippy play on the field.
The defensive line overall played like professionals in a game that meant nothing. The results weren’t necessarily positive but effort in this situation does count for something.