Bears' depth, coaching tested again - Barry Rozner: The Bears have been hit hard by injuries, but so have numerous other teams. It becomes a matter of coaches coaching and talent evaluators being able to evaluate. Are the Bears good enough at both?
Bears' issues started, but didn't end, with D-line - Is-Hub Arkush: The Packers may have exposed some things that have been brewing below the surface, and the answers to them might not be on the roster.
10 thoughts on the Bears - Mark Potash: We’re past the point of blaming Jay Cutler for every Bears offensive flaw: This one’s on Marc Trestman. Plus, nine more thoughts after Bears’ loss to the Packers:
Bears pass rush woes against Aaron Rodgers
Lack of pass rush key factor in loss - Larry Mayer: After watching tape of Sunday’s 38-17 loss to the Packers, Marc Trestman reiterated Monday that a lack of pressure on Aaron Rodgers led to the Bears’ demise.
[Video] - Is-Hub Arkush, Not-Hub Arkush: Where was the Bears pass rush?
Game review - Dan Durkin's impressions from Bears-Packers. Why didn't the Bears blitz more to put pressure on Aaron Rodgers?
Not blitzing Rodgers worked for Lions, not Bears - Patrick Finley: Marc Trestman defended the decision not to blitz Aaron Rodgers often, even if it’s hard to imagine the defense could’ve done any worse.
Did 'continuity' doom Bears? - Moon Mullin: Significantly altering scheme may not have changed the error of the defense's ways, just change the ways of their errors, but how did the Bears' win-with-offense philosophy factor into the thinking?
Trestman: Bears gave Rodgers too much time - Rich Campbell: What lessons from Sunday can the Bears apply to their November rematch against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers?
Bears miss Allen's presence vs Packers - Bob LeGere: Jared Allen's return welcome sight for a team that put almost no pass-rush pressure on Aaron Rodgers in Sunday's defeat.
X&Os - Matt Bowen breaks down Aaron Rodgers’ second TD pass to Randall Cobb versus "zero" pressure.
Chicago Bears 17, Green Bay Packers 38
[Video] ESPN - Jeff Dickerson breaks down the Bears' sloppy 38-17 loss to the Packers.
What we learned in loss to Packers - Larry Mayer discusses four things he learned in Sunday's disappointing loss to the Packers at Soldier Field.
[Video] - Is-Hub Arkush, Not-Hub Fishbain: Bears offense strong, not enough to beat Packers.
Game review - James Neveau: The Bears blew a golden chance to make a statement in the NFC North Sunday, but there were some positives to be gleaned from their loss to the Packers.
Game review - Adam Hoge takes a look at the play that led to Alshon Jeffery's TD, shares his highest- and lowest-graded Bears of the game, and thoughts from Sunday. Game officials had a bad day.
Game notes - Bob LeGere: Following Lions' blueprint of zone coverage and rushing Aaron Rodgers with only four didn't work; Alshon Jeffery's end-around fake could be used again; Bears to re-evaluate Brandon Marshall's ankle.
Game notes - Not-Hub Fishbain: Disappointing defense needed more help from offense; Kyle Fuller on rough introduction to Aaron Rodgers; Ka’Deem Carey's debut a bright spot.
Game notes - James Neveau: Poor officiating, pass coverage cost Bears; Cutler's acting helped sell Jeffery TD play.
Team notes - Dan Durkin: Lapses in fundamentals and communication plagued Bears on both sides of the ball; Martellus Bennett on near-TD; Jared Allen back at Halas Hall.
Trestman: Can't pin Cutler's 2nd INT on Marshall - Jeff Dickerson: Marc Trestman says duo have flexibility to adjust routes, says interception was due to miscommunication on the signal. Patrick Finley: Unlikely to rest Marshall on Sunday, unless ankle deteriorates.
Olin Kreutz disagrees with Trestman calling out Marshall - Former Bears center joined "Kap and Haugh" and said he would prefer to see Trestman keep that a little more in-house; also had problems with officiating in Sunday's game [with Video].
Game grades - Brad Biggs: Willie Young, Lamarr Houston unable to create havoc as no pass rush put secondary in compromising position.
Game grades - James Neveau: Bears' run defense was solid, but how badly did their pass defense hurt their grade in Sunday's game against the Packers?
[Video] ESPN - Michael C. Wright's game ball goes to Martellus Bennett, who had a career day in the passing game.
[Audio] Trestman: ‘Very disappointing loss’ - With a day to reflect, Marc Trestman didn’t feel any better about his team’s 38-17 loss the the Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field.
[Video] - Robbie Gould discusses Bears’ loss to Packers.
[Video] SportsTalk Live - Charles Tillman joins the panel to discuss the loss to the Packers. [KAPCON: 5]
[Video] SportsTalk Live - How big of a problem is the Soldier Field turf? [KAPCON: 4]
[Video] - Dan Hampton joins "Kap and Haugh" to break down Sunday's loss.
[Video] ChicagoBears.com - Alshon Jeffery was mic'd up during the Bears' loss to the Packers Sunday.
Monday with Martellus: TE puts unique spin on Bears' loss - Dan Wiederer with a sampling of Bennett’s most notable thoughts from Monday. "500 yards and 17 points don't go together. It's like having dessert before dinner."
Bennett off to best start of career - Jeff Dickerson: Despite playing with a torn MCL and separated shoulder, Martellus Bennett set career bests in receptions (65) and receiving yards (759) last season while also catching five TD passes.
[Video] ESPN - Eric Allen discusses Martellus Bennett's statement that he played with injuries during much of his productive 2013 season.
[Video] ChicagoBears.com - Jeff Joniak sits down with Martellus Bennett on Bears Confidential.
Cutler not telling fans to relax - Michael C. Wright: The Bears play three of the next four on the road before their Nov. 2 bye, and Jay Cutler offered no assurances the club would bounce back.
Bears schedule - Moon Mullin: The consensus was that the Bears would likely be 2-2 at this point of their season. How they got there, however, is perhaps cause for some concern.
Team notes - Patrick Finley: Martellus Bennett played through injuries in 2013; Jared Allen back to working out after illness; more notes.
Bulls best pay attention to Bears' season - Mike Imrem: As the Bulls open training camp, some comparisons can be drawn between them and the Bears. They aren't encouraging at this point.
Cutler figured he was off to Washington - Michael C. Wright: Jay Cutler on Monday confirmed a recent report he thought a reunion with Mike Shanahan in Washington in 2009 "was a done deal."
[Audio] - Ditka talks about the performance of the Bears this season, the pros and cons that come with being a coach and more.
Know thy enemy: Lions 24. Jets 17 - Game report and [Video] highlights from NFL.com. Michael Rothstein: Rapid Reaction ... Golden Tate proved he can be a primary option ... Nickel defensive wrinkle proves effective.
Laugh at the Lions - Troy Machir: Nate Burleson (pizza). Stephen Tulloch (sack celebration). Lions players just can't get out of their own way, and we can now add Joseph Fauria (urinating puppy) to that list.