Who isn’t down this week? The entire fanbase is, right?
The entire offensive coaching staff is. Ryan Pace and the entire rest of the front office.
Everything is down.
This team is just exactly what the Bears have been, and, what it feels like they will always be.
Absolutely inept, incompetent and inert offense, opposed to a ferocious, tenacious and smothering defense.
Well, even the defense isn’t perfect, but it’s good enough. Deserving of better than what this offense is giving them.
Unfortunately, there are no easy answers. Fire everyone? And start over, again? Give them another shot at figuring out the position that no one in this organization has figured out for decades?
Personally, I don’t particularly feel good about any of those options, but here we are.
Danny Trevathan - Last week I almost had Trevathan on it, but I ended up putting him as an honorable mention in favor of Roquan Smith. Well Smith was fantastic again, but I think Trevathan warrants a stock up for his six tackles, his QB hit and a pass defense downfield in coverage. After how his season started, who would have thought we could praise Danny for his coverage?
Roquan Smith - This week was so bad I’m digging for good performances and it’s kind of a copout to put Smith up again but man was he fantastic Sunday. 11 tackles, one sack, two TFLs, 1 QB hit and was integral to the defense mostly keeping Derrick Henry in check. He will need another solid performance Monday against Dalvin Cook.
Ryan Nall - Most of his production came during garbage time and after David Montgomery was lost to injury, but he made the most of his opportunities and deserves a shoutout for scoring his first NFL touchdown. He may have a slightly bigger role, but this is a win for all of the Ryan Nall Fan Club.
Robert Quinn - Maybe it depends on how much you like or trust advanced stats, but Quinn is getting paid too much money to have played a season-high number of snaps (75 percent) and tally a stat line of two tackles. Just bad.
Germain Ifedi - The offensive line is bad from left to right, no doubt and all of them could be on this list, but most of the line was playing out of position and/or making their first ever NFL start, so the team needed Ifedi to play like a veteran but he did not. He missed assignments and blocks. It was all bad, but Ifedi turned in a bad performance when he was needed to be at his best.
Rashaad Coward - Can it get any lower for him? I don’t know, honestly. He’s working his way on to the top five list of worst offensive lineman I’ve ever watched in a Bears uniform with the likes of J’Marcus Webb, washed up Orlando Pace, Qasim Mitchell and Frank Omiyale.
Anyone you want to add to this list?