It was an up-and-down day for a group that was expected to dominate a pedestrian pass defense ranked in the 20’s in nearly every statistical category.
The Minnesota Vikings provided a test kitchen for establishing what does not work against a big, physical receiver corps like the Bears’ with Martellus Bennett, Alshon Jeffery,
When Phil Emery was hired, one of his stated objectives was to make the Bears bigger. On Sunday that size did matter.
Sometimes being humiliated can have an upside.
There were a couple of assistant coaches that Marc Trestman brought with him from the CFL a year and a half ago that just weren't a good fit with the players.