The Bears announced on Tuesday that Clint Hurtt is being retained from the staff of Marc Trestman, for whom Hurtt was the assistant defensive line coach.
The Bears have gotten just 5.5 sacks from Jared Allen, the premier pass-rushing defensive end on the market last offseason.
First it was Lamarr Houston tearing an ACL while celebrating a meaningless sack in the loss at New England.
Despite losing Willie Young to a torn Achilles in the third quarter and being without rookie three-technique Will Sutton (ill), the Bears’ front four delivered three sacks of Detroit Lions quarter
The defensive line overall played like professionals in a game that meant nothing. The results weren’t necessarily positive but effort in this situation does count for something.