“We’ve got to accept responsibility for it,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.
Special teams Pro Bowler Corey Graham will not return to the Bears next season.
The problem, according to one Bears expert, is the long list of off-the-field issues that come with Marshall.
Matt Forte returned to the field in Sunday’s Pro Bowl, but was pretty much a non-factor after missing the last four games of the regular season with a right knee sprain.
The Bears defensive end was added to the NFC roster Monday as a replacement for Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who will be playing in the Super Bowl instead.
With the ink still wet on his new, two-year contract with the Bears signed Tuesday, special teams coordinator Dave Toub joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to discuss the state of the Bears.
Toub interviewed for the head coaching job with the Miami Dolphins, but will stay with the Bears instead. His contract with the Bears expired at the end of the season.
Briggs, however, took Pro Bowl selections to another level when he was selected to his seventh-straight Pro Bowl late Tuesday night.
Despite a five-game losing streak that has seen the Bears knocked out of the playoffs, five players have been selected to the 2012 Pro Bowl.
The Bears are still mathematically in the playoff hunt, but barely, after being mowed down by the Seattle Seahawks in the second half at Soldier Field Sunday.
On Tuesday, Corey Graham joined The Mully and Hanley Show to discuss the new importance placed on the defense.
D.J. Moore didn’t finish last Sunday’s game and he won’t play in this one either.
In what may have been considered a dull Bears game, one fan tried to spice up the night at Wembley Stadium in London.
After Lovie Smith and Mike Martz said all week that the Bears would be more balanced against the Packers, Cutler threw the ball 37 times and running back Matt Forte had just nine carries.
Defensive back Corey Graham will re-sign with the Chicago Bears, a league source told the Chicago Tribune Saturday.
The Chicago Bears have officially tendered one-year contract offers to six players, four are considered restricted free agents and two are considered exclusive free agents.