The day Lovie Smith was fired, and when Rod Marinelli followed him out the door a day after Marc Trestman was named his replacement, a thought crossed the minds of many of us: The defense can't be
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was supposed to be the crack that would split open and destroy the Vikings. It didn’t work out exactly that way on Sunday.
A difficult group to evaluate, with big plays allowed but also two interceptions and two forced fumbles, one recovered.
Stopping A.J. Green is no small order. For most of the game on Sunday, it looked as if he would get the last laugh against the Bears.
But Green's day started out rather inauspiciously.