Bears' offense suddenly has options

Ground game's explosion in Carolina will force Martz decision when Cutler returns

Updated: October 11, 2010, 8:39 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- If you tried real hard, you could almost hear Mike Martz's teeth grinding as the offensive coordinator watched game tape at Halas Hall on Monday. Surely you could imagine it as Martz had to sit through 42 rushing attempts in the Bears' 23-6 victory over Carolina.

Obviously, Martz had to be thrilled with the win, coming as it did despite the absence of starting quarterback Jay Cutler and with four interceptions by his replacement, Todd Collins. Throw in the fact ...

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