An odd game up front. The Bears came out pounding the ball with the run game and were successful throughout the game.
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