Tampa Bay Buccaneers
It was ugly, but Sunday’s win was commendable for Chicago.
Chicago’s game plan isn’t taking advantage of its offensive advantages.
Chicago must replicate its second-half play moving forward.
Public sentiment has turned on Bucs quarterback Josh McCown.
Matt Forte moved into fourth place in franchise history in rushing touchdowns.
Marc Trestman was pleased with Sunday’s win but left wanting much more.
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.
It’s still hard to feel that things are on the upswing for the now 5-6 Bears.
He went from a coma to Soldier Field in six months. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports on a young man who got to participate in Sunday’s Bear’s pregame festivities.
Mere moments before kickoff at Soldier Field, the emotions finally set in for Josh McCown.
Matt Forte rushed for two touchdowns in the third quarter, and the Bears spoiled Lovie Smith’s return to Chicago.
Full list of inactives for today’s Bears-Bucs game.
Despite six combined wins between both teams, there are several storylines heading into Sunday’s game.
Chicago must stay patient against Tampa Bay’s Cover-2 defense.
New Bear Marc Mariani is the team’s fourth returner in 11 games.
Tampa Bay will try to isolate big receiver Mike Evans and let him win 50/50 jump balls.
Matt Forte is ready for whatever workload the coaching staff needs him to take.
Phil Emery gave the Bears a mission statement when he fired Lovie Smith.
Plus, Lance Briggs says Lovie Smith “should be remembered as one of the great coaches in Chicago.”
“I don’t need anything validated this week,” Smith says.