The Bears went from playing their best football of the season, to playing their worst game of the season. Despite the 36-7 loss to the Patriots, the Bears can still lock up the division, and a playoff berth, with a win over the Vikings and a Green Bay loss.
Every Bears loss has felt devastating this season. Jay Cutler was nearly sacked to death in New York. You don’t lose to Seattle at home. You don’t lose to the Redskins at home.
Over the Bears’ current five game winning streak, both the offense and the defense have been playing well. However, there has been one aspect of the defense that’s been uncharacteristic.