Pat O'Donnell


Maybe the irony in the Bears’ 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins was that the unit most beset by mistakes and other issues had one of its better games of 2014.


After a strong first half in all phases, the third quarter included a blocked extra point and Chris Williams failing to get a return even as far as the 15-yard line.


The downward spiral in nearly every phase of special teams continued in a game where the Bears needed every advantage possible, and they ended up costing themselves repea


SEATTLE — The good news for the Bears in their Friday nightmare in the Northwest is that at least they got multiple looks at candidates for kickoff returner.


The perfect preseason test for the Bears quickly turned into the perfect nightmare.