New faces, same identity

Bears' offense hoping to evolve while defense keeps winning games

Updated: September 23, 2013, 3:09 PM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

PITTSBURGH -- At some point this season, if the Chicago Bears are to seriously contend for a championship, they're going to have to field a 21st century offense, an offense in which "down the field" replaces "check down" and the Bears outgain the opponent by 200 yards, not the other way around. That's at some point. But not now. Not yet. Chicago's been dying for a new Bears narrative since, well, Sid Luckman -- an identity not entirely dependent on defense -- which is the very reason Marc Trestman ...

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