What the Bears didn’t show in preseason looms potentially as large or larger in their outlook than what they did display, which wasn’t much.
The run of injuries early in 2013 were the undoing of the defense and GM Phil Emery made a fortifying that position group a mission statement of its own.
Bears roster trims continued Monday with the team parting ways with veteran safety Craig Steltz, leaving just five draft picks from the Jerry Angelo years on a roster that was
Bend, but don't break.
It wasn't disastrous, but the Bears first-team defense certainly bent in a 20-19 preseason victory to the Jacksonville Jaguars at Soldier Field on Thursday night.