Panic? No, just a reality check

After being routed by 49ers, Bears leave San Francisco -- as usual -- in crisis mode

Updated: November 20, 2012, 11:23 AM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- One of the surest bets in the NFL is the Chicago Bears getting clowned in Candlestick Park. They don't just fly out and lose; the Bears, from all indications, head west completely unprepared and cowering, as if somewhere in the back of their minds they know they're going to be punked by the San Francisco 49ers. And they're right.

This Monday night was no different from all the others, eight games and counting to be exact, dating back to 1985. Once again, the Bears didn't ...

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