Calvin Johnson is never an easy cover under the best of circumstances but the Bears’ defense of him was not anywhere in the area of “best.”
The Bears will face the Lions with only a handful of the defensive starters who lost twice to Detroit last season (Chris Conte, Tim Jennings, Stephen Paea).
The tale of two halves for the offense was summed up by one line: “We decided to run.”
After consecutive shreddings by Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, who went a combined eight passes of 20 yards or longer and 684 combined passing yards against them, members of the
When Marc Trestman arrived as head coach of the Bears, he was not following a legend the way Dave Wannstedt was coming in after Mike Ditka.