Instances of miscommunication between Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall, for instance, or in pass protection with new linemen, have happened this season.
Coach Marc Trestman decided at the start of the season he wouldn't have permanent captains, so who should the Bears turn to now that they're at a 3-4 record?
Jeremiah Ratliff merits an A+ grade of his own. The veteran D-tackle was a force against the run and boosted the entire defense last week at Atlanta.
Bears safety Ryan Mundy got a message from the NFL on Wednesday. It was notice of a $22,050 fine for a hit on Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White that the league found objectionable.
With the return to practice of Shea McClellin from a broken hand suffered in practice before the New York Jets game, the Bears have a “problem” at linebacker.