It was a whirlwind of a year in the Chicago sports world.
The 2014 Bears will not rank anywhere near the NFL’s best defenses.
The assessment shouldn’t be any surprise.
Putting Jimmy Clausen in the hole with only one full practice day in his first starter week was not a positive.
Not since the days of Abe Gibron have the Detroit Lions beaten the Bears more than the current three-game stretch that has seen the Lions score an average of nearly 32 points per game.