The 3-5 Bears realistically need to win no fewer than six of their final eight games to stage a season-saving run at the playoffs.
Matt Forte has a plan. That plan could well him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The first quarter of the 2014 Bears season already has an anomaly in the tradition of the Bears losing all five 2013 games in which Alshon Jeffery compiled 100 or more receiving yards.
It might pass almost unnoticed on the transaction wire, the Bears terminating the contract of fullback Tony Fiammetta on Thursday.