The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.
It was ugly, but Sunday’s win was commendable for Chicago.
Chicago must replicate its second-half play moving forward.
Matt Forte moved into fourth place in franchise history in rushing touchdowns.
The chorus of boos at the halftime whistle was much louder than the Bears’ play. Chicago trailed Tampa Bay 10-0 and should have been losing by more.
Matt Forte rushed for two touchdowns in the third quarter, and the Bears spoiled Lovie Smith’s return to Chicago.
Matt Forte is ready for whatever workload the coaching staff needs him to take.
Tampa Bay’s defense is designed to make foes dink and dunk their way downfield.
Sunday was a workman-like win for Chicago, which was a step in the right direction.
One Bear you can always count on? Matt Forte, through good times and bad.
“We realized we have a better team in that locker room than we are playing with,” Jay Cutler says.
Jay Cutler threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, and the Bears won for just the second time in seven games.
The Bears face yet another must-win game this Sunday versus the Vikings.
Tim Baffoe is here to help you get through Sunday, hard as it may be.
There’s so much to consider with this mess that the Bears have become.
“When you’re 3-5, there’s got to be a little desperation in there,” Aaron Rodgers says.
Forte knows the Bears need to run the football Sunday night to beat the Packers.
This is what happens when you’re a 3-5 football team.
Phil Emery and Marc Trestman made this mess. They’re dealing with the repercussions.
The 38 points Chicago allowed in the first half set a franchise record for futility.