Drew Brees completed 29 of 36 pass attempts and two of the incompletions were the result of deflections by defensive end Jared Allen.
The week of practice ended for the Bears with rookies starting at two – cornerback Kyle Fuller, safety Brock Vereen – of their four primary defensive backs from this year’s draft.
The yardage total for the Dallas Cowboys through the air was nothing astronomical: 205 yards. But Tony Romo completed 21 of 26 passes, three of them for touchdowns.
The impact of Lance Briggs being placed on injured reserve late Friday from the groin injury suffered in the win over Tampa Bay probably is considerably less than it might have