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Bears Mon Dec 21 2009

Footballic Ramblings: Laughingstock Edition


How many times and how many ways can you spell pathetic? The Bears found a new way to spell "laugher" in Baltimore. After their plane was delayed by the "Blizzard of '09" it wasn't gonna be easy, still, this? against a fairly "meh" and dinged up Ravens squad? Numbers-wise, this was an historically poor display of offense:

98 Passing Yards (combined between Cutler and Hanie)

220 Yards of Total Offense (vs Baltimore's Passing Yardage: 222 yards) Yeah, that's EPICFAIL

Cutler threw 0 touchdowns, three interceptions, completed a total of 10 passes on 32 attempts and had a QB rating of 7.9! I wish that last number was a typo, but, nope, we're talking comically awful, "Grossman-esque" numbers. At this point Cutler seems to have regressed and thanks to the complete lack of a consistent or capable offensive line, there has been no help from the running game. Speaking of which...

Matt Forte had 69 yards on 20 carries for a 3.1 YPC. ouch.

There's not a lot more to add that's NEW about the Bears woeful season. Punchless offense with no semblance of an offensive line, frustrated quarterback that's forcing too many errors, stalled running game. Defensively? Burnable secondary is still in place...ugh, the Bears have some serious personnel issues to look at this offseason. Footballic Ramblings will start its autopsy report next week, try to have a Merry Christmas, Bears fans.

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