When the Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers, overshadowed by the Aaron Rodgers Experience was the fact that the Packers, with a very middle-of-the-NFL defense, never really stopped the Bears.
One simple fact going against the Atlanta Falcons is that quarterback Matt Ryan, regardless of another simple fact, that the Falcons have an offensive line in shambles, borders on untouchable.
The Bears continued their quest for help on defense and special teams, moving cornerback Al Louis-Jean from the practice squad to the 53-man roster and waiving defensive end David Bass and cornerb
The continuing and growing issue of penalty flags materially affecting both game times and outcomes has been escalating from the beginning of the preseason.
The very good news for the Chicago offense is that it is getting Brandon Marshall back after several weeks of diminished receiving capacity.