Originally written on Bears Beat  |  Last updated 11/19/14

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 12: Quarterback Josh McCown #12 of the Arizona Cardinals rows a pass agaisnt the San Francisco 49ers on December 12, 2004 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The 49ers won in overtime 31-28. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Josh McCown had a nice performance against the Packers but the Bears defense couldn't live up to its responsibilities. I can’t figure out what made me more sick Sunday evening; the excessive platefuls of food I ate or the Packers embarrassing the Bears in a prime time game in front of a national audience. It was probably the food, though, considering I expected a non-competitive game and yet we got one for two and a third quarters. After that, the Packers woke up and realized against whom they were playing. On a day normally reserved for expectations — whether failed or achieved — for those who celebrate Christmas, I must say I was surprised to see the roles reversed for the Bears offense and defense. In the buildup to the game we knew it would be the Bears defense that would have to carry the offense led by third-string quarterback Josh McCown and the running back duo of Kahlil Bell and Armando Allen. But what to my wondering eyes should appear but 441 total yards of offense and a...
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