No one in or around Halas Hall would dispute Bill Parcells’ classic declaration, “You are what your record says you are.” The Bears are 3-5 in 2015, so they are a 3-5 team, pure and simple.
The group that has lost Ray McDonald, Ego Ferguson and Jeremiah Ratliff since May was tasked with being the first line of defense against Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson, since the Bears li
The release of Jeremiah Ratliff left a void in the defense of the Bears.
The Bears and the rest of the NFL live by necessity according to the next-man-up personnel philosophy. Player injured? Next man up. Player cut? Next man up.