The Bears were flagged to 12 men on the field both on offense and defense. That was just a symptom of bigger problems.
The offense does not mind running the football, may even like to, but the commitment to run remains non-existent, either fueled by or resulting in situations such as Matt Forte
At one point Shaun Draughn was No. 2 on the Bears’ running back depth chart. He dropped to No. 3 behind rookie Ka’Deem Carey before Week 1. Then came Sunday.
It was a just a small part of training camp, minicamps and other offseason practices, Jay Cutler lining up behind center Brian de la Puente and working with what was then large