Cleaning out the notebook on Monday morning.
The offense started in a huge hole, partly its own making, and finished with perhaps the most meaningless 438 yards in recent memory.
MINNEAPOLIS Adrian Peterson has his sights set squarely on 2,000 yards.
Besides its obvious playoff implications, the Bears-Minnesota Vikings game on Sunday becomes a spot referendum on the first year of general manager Phil Emery.
With the apparent proliferation of weapons on that side of the ball, the Bears offense in 2012 was expected to be capable of carrying the defense if need be this season.