Watching your team succumb to a convincing defeat is never an enjoyable experience. Sunday was no exception, and like many of you I felt the hard landing as Chicago readjusted our expectations for the 2012 Colts. The immediate temptation is to try and analyse - who was at fault on a specific play, or which unit was underperforming to the detriment of the whole team.
Colts Authority's Kyle Rodriguez did such a thing on Tuesday, pinpointing the defensive backfield as the weak point on defense - certainly a fair argument considering what we've been watching from this secondary group so far.
I would, however, argue in a different direction. I would argue that we should sweep the entire Bears game - from a defensive perspective - under the rug. Simply put, we were entirely outclassed by a far superior football team. When on D, we were surrendering yards at will to both the run and pass game to such an extent that it seems frivolous to want to examine individual matchups.