MINNEAPOLIS — The aftershocks were still reverberating from the final indignity of the 2014 season, a touchdown-less, 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings that was the Bears’ fif
One of the stable givens of the 2013 season obviously was the offensive line, and when 2014 began the same starting five were in place.
Bears head coach Marc Trestman has alluded to the concept of “complimentary football” to describe a team where each phase supports the others by doing its job to at least an adequate level.
The Bears’ offense has struggled against some of the poorer defenses in the NFL. Tampa Bay’s 28th-ranked scoring defense held the Bears to 21 points. So did the 15th-ranked Minnesota Vikings.