When in doubt, trot in an ex-Bear quarterback to help out.
If Bears fans think one playoff appearance in the past seven years isn't nearly good enough, consider Sunday's regular-season opening foe.
It looks like Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton will get his wish after all.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Cowboys will cut ties with the veteran signal-caller.
Kyle Orton wants to ride off into the sunset.
However, the Dallas Cowboys aren't ready to let Orton walk away from the game of football.
When the Bears opted away from Jerry Angelo and for Phil Emery as general manager, it was with precisely this weekend in mind.