Deonte Thompson’s 49-yard return of the opening kickoff set the offense up at midfield on the Bears’ first possession.
Coaches will be hit with blame for poor starts (which the Bears have done nearly all season) and sloppy play (everywhere on Sunday).
Because of myriad mistakes on the offensive line in particular, Matt Forte and Jeremy Langford were relegated to relatively peripheral factors as the Bears for the second straight game did not tot
Willie Young posted a sack in his fifth straight game (then displaying an ice-fishing sack celebration).
With some of the worst protection (five sacks and a sixth QB hit) of his 2015 season, Jay Cutler managed a respectable game in which myriad mistakes throughout doomed a decent performance.