The Chicago defense took a noticeable downturn last season when Charles Tillman was lost for the final seven games with a triceps injury.
The Bears secondary should feel relatively familiar with what it sees when the San Francisco 49ers break the huddle.
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore was a teammate of Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams at Miami.
In the hands of quarterbacks like Colin Kaepernick in San Francisco and Russell Wilson in Seattle, the zone-read play on offense has taken on mythical dimensions approaching the “46” defense of an
Dan Hampton is none too pleased with the Bears' effort - or responsibility taken - following Sunday's Week 1 overtime loss to the Buffalo Bills.