A close loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 9 was something Chicago Bears fans could stomach; they were supposed to lose that game. A close loss to the Detroit Lions? Break out the TUMS.
There are a lot of negatives to take from this Week 10 game, but the good news is that those negatives are mostly temporary and fixable. By contrast, the silver linings we are seeing are reasons for long-term optimism for this team.
Young players are balling out and reflecting a ton of credit on general manager Ryan Poles and head coach Matt Eberflus. Let’s get into those silver linings by awarding some game balls.