In meetings between two defense-based head coaches, Lovie Smith has taken a 2-0 lead on his former defensive coordinator. And a certain irony ran through a some critical moments Sunday.
Cornerback Tim Jennings preferred to look at the result rather than steps in the process.
A mantra of the Bears is their focus on cleaning some things up, whether assignments, procedures, techniques or whatever.
If something seems to be too good to be true, it often painfully is, particularly in apparent sports mismatches. USA vs. USSR hockey 1980. Michigan-Appalachian State. Tyson-Douglas.