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Out of control

Bears' lack of possession game is putting too much stress on their defense

Updated: September 27, 2011, 1:19 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- This is what makes a defense angry.

:09, 1:36, 1:02, 1:33, :54, :49, :47, :10, 2:22, 1:40.

Those were the times of possession on 10 of the Bears' 13 offensive drives Sunday in their 27-17 loss to Green Bay, not counting their final drive of the game, which ended when time expired.

All the Bears' defense had to do in between gasping for air for an average of 90 seconds on the sidelines, was stop Aaron Rodgers and Jermichael Finley and the rest of the ...

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