When the Bears defense allows just 248 yards, 160 of those after an initial drive, and the Bears lose, the problem was not the defense (again).
MINNEAPOLIS Adrian Peterson has his sights set squarely on 2,000 yards.
Losing three out of four games constitutes falling off a seasons cliff for the Bears after a 7-1 start.
CHICAGO (AP) Perfect at home, the Seattle Seahawks managed a win on the road for a change.
They needed overtime to do it, and the extra time spent might help them make the playoffs.
In less than a calendar week, the Bears lost control of the NFC North and took it back again.