Not since the days of Abe Gibron have the Detroit Lions beaten the Bears more than the current three-game stretch that has seen the Lions score an average of nearly 32 points per game.
So often in the NFL the most popular player on a team with difficulties is the No. 2 quarterback.
A knock on Marc Trestman this season is that the coach’s Bears offense has been predictable, to the point of opponents declaring that they knew much of what was coming from his offense.
Having covered the intricacies and goings-on of Mike Ditka’s tumultuous final year and departure; the inside story of the Dave McGinnis-hiring debacle; the combustible contract situation involving