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Intriguing, ultimately disappointing

Offense makes strides, but Bears fail to reach playoffs in Trestman's first season

Updated: December 30, 2013, 7:45 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- On Monday morning, Martellus Bennett did something that few Chicago Bears, to the best of my knowledge, have ever done before.

The colorful tight end thanked reporters instead of avoiding them during another regular-season "clean out your locker day" at Halas Hall, which is also known as "No Comment Day."

After chatting with reporters for about seven minutes, he stopped on his way out of the door to give an impromptu speech to the rabble.

"I appreciate ...

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