Sometimes being humiliated can have an upside.
Coming off a record-setting stretch of futility, it'd be easy to assume the Bears defense would be satisfied with Sunday's showing against the Vikings.
For all of the attention focused on the failings of the Chicago offense, the defense has managed exactly one takeaway in the past three games (that with the Bears trailing 35-0 in Green Bay), and
In a game where the Bears needed a dominant game from its front four against Aaron Rodgers, they got a dominant game from no defensive lineman.
Conventional wisdom has it that Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is too good to blitz (although what there is to lose by gambling isn’t exactly clear, since the Packers score most of the time a