It’s Time for the Chicago Bears Offense To Step Up or Make a Change

November 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All season long—heck, for as long as I've been a Bears fan—it seems the defense has had to pick up the offense. Even in the Super Bowl seasons of 1985 and 2006, the defense was the main reason for the Bears' success.
All that is fine, as long as the offense is at least pulling its share of the load. But lately, the offense has been less than non-existent. "Non-existent" would be an improvement over the harm they have caused by turning the ball over and failing to control the clock.
A schism between the offense and defense with this team is nothing new. Even the offense and defense of the great '85 Bears were divided and used to fight among themselves. 
But as good as this current Bears defense may be, it is nowhere near as good as that team and is lesser than the 2006 version. All of which makes the contribution from the offense more important.
Don't get me wrong, the defense is playing well. Just not great enough that it can overcome an offense tha...

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