Jared Allen knows something about leaders and what it takes to be a winner.
After a 3-0 start last season, the Bears have gone 8-12 under Marc Trestman, and one inescapable suspicion is that the NFL has figured him out.
The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers both won on Sunday to move to 5-2, meaning a two-game edge on the Bears with nine games to play.
Bears safety Ryan Mundy got a message from the NFL on Wednesday. It was notice of a $22,050 fine for a hit on Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White that the league found objectionable.