This team will not be in the playoffs in a year where the Bears were deemed “ready” to compete for a title, which means the final six games will be an observation in futility.
Nine games into the season and the Chicago Bears are at a compelling fork in the road.
This marquee match-up boiled down to the Bears defense against the Rams offense. By the end of the game it was clear who won that heavyweight fight, the Rams offense hadn’t been held down anywhere close to the way it was against Chicago.
A couple weeks ago Dallas stunned many and looked like the most aggressive, hard-hitting team in the league. Today they look more like the second such team.