Found November 14, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
  Given the challenges Marc Trestman has faced with free agent defections, Brian Urlacher’s retirement and the rampant injuries besetting the Bears this season, the first year NFL head coach  has done an exceptional job keeping his troops in contention for both the NFC North title and a Wild Card berth.  Yet last Sunday was certainly not Trestman’s finest hour, as three mind-boggling decisions he made in a pivotal game against the Detroit Lions likely cost the Bears a victory and gifted their rivals sole possession of first place in the division and a season-series sweep of the Bears. The latter issue is of the utmost importance because,with both teams having seven games remaining on their schedule, the 5-4 Bears will almost certainly have to overtake the 6-3 Lions in the standings to win the division.  Following Sunday’s defeat, the Bears are also now a full game behind the Carolina Panthers for one of two NFC wild card berths. The most egregious decision Trestman made Sunday was ...
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