No more excuses for Bears' defense

Ogunleye: Sunday nights 'starting to become a drag'

Updated: November 23, 2009, 11:51 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

They knew it was on them. They've always known it was on them.

And yet there was the Bears' defense again Thursday night, continuing in this weird capricious journey they've called the 2009 season, down one quarter, up the next. Struggling to regain an identity that is hard to even recall anymore and yet knowing inherently if not them, then who?

And so they forced three turnovers against a group not known for coughing it up. They sacked Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb ...

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