The line overall played well enough with little help from a secondary playing timid at times and not forcing quarterback Matthew Stafford to hold the football beyond 3 seconds
DETROIT – Coach Marc Trestman has talked about his team’s resiliency, coming back from 10-0 deficits against the Minnesota Vikings and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Bears’ offense has struggled against some of the poorer defenses in the NFL. Tampa Bay’s 28th-ranked scoring defense held the Bears to 21 points. So did the 15th-ranked Minnesota Vikings.
A couple weeks before they signed Jared Allen, the Bears grabbed Willie Young away from the Detroit Lions, with the primary goal of upgrading their pass rush.