On paper, this was a game where the dysfunctional Chicago Bears offense could get something going. The Saints came to town with a defense ranked in the bottom-3 in passing yards allowed per game, rushing yards allowed per game, and points allowed per game.
It was at Soldier Field, with pretty chilly temperatures, against a dome team. On paper, it looked promising.
But the offensive leaders-- Marc Trestman, Aaron Kromer, and Jay Cutler-- were once again on completely different pages, and we were entertained by sacks, interceptions, and wide receiver false starts.
Nothing worked outside of a few Matt Forte rushes.
And the fans that happened to show up on Monday night, all few of them, loudly voiced their displeasure throughout the entire debacle.
Many are assuming that Trestman will be back for 2015, albeit likely without Kromer or defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, but if the final two games go the way much of the season has, those assumptions may end up being wrong.
Jay Cutler: 17/31, 194 yds, 2 TD, 3 INT, 55.8 rating (7 sacks)
Matt Forte: 16 rushes, 78 yds | 2 rec, 21 yds
Alshon Jeffery: 4 rec, 78 yds, 1 TD
Martellus Bennett: 4 rec, 36 yds
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