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
The last time the Bears tried to stop the Green Bay Packers they were without defensive end Jared Allen and tackle Jeremiah Ratliff.
After the defensive debacle of 2013, the organization committed to overhauling the unit, increasing its depth with youth through the draft while targeting the pass rush through free agency.