If there was a play that encapsulated the Bears’ rough-and-tumble front seven Sunday, consider the Panthers’ fourth-and-two run in the third quarter.
Before Sunday’s Bears win, only two teams since 1983 had tried seven or fewer passes in a game.
In the latest Halas Intrigue podcast, Patrick Finley and Sun-Times colleague Mark Potash break down the Bears’ win against the Panthers on Sunday:
Some weeks are better than others for the Bears.
The Bears held Panthers rookie Christian McCaffrey to only 10 yards on seven carries in Sunday’s win.
When the defensive end Akiem Hicks sacked Cam Newton in the third quarter Sunday, he celebrated by impersonating Willie Young’s fishing-pole dance.
The Bears needed only a half-yard, but John Fox preferred the field goal.
The Bears matched their victory total from last season.
Inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski hurt his pec in Week 2.
The Panthers will play without an inside linebacker Sunday, but the Bears might not.
While we wonder if Fox holds Panthers interim GM Marty Hurney’s former job against him — he was a sportswriter — here are 10 more Bears questions:
‘‘ ‘Pretty Boy Assassin’ — that’s what we call him,’’ outside linebacker Pernell McPhee said of quarterback Mitch Trubisky.
In the latest Halas Intrigue, Patrick Finley looks at three things the Bears can do to beat the Panthers on Sunday at Solider Field:
The Chicago Sun-Times’ experts offer their predictions for the Bears’ matchup with the Panthers in Week 7:
Someone asked Jeff Rodgers on Thursday if the kickoff return touchdown the Bears allowed Sunday was more disappointing than the punt return score.