By Sam Householder
The Bears had their best performance of the year heading into their bye week, which was a mixed blessing.
On the one hand, it was a nice game to put fans at ease and squash two weeks of ‘what’s wrong with the Bears’ and other such sports radio nonsense. Likely they would’ve revolved around Mitch Trubisky and his growth.
The other side of it though was disappointing because now there is genuine excitement for Bears games, so having to wait a whole other week to watch a game and have something fresh to talk about was a bummer.
Hopefully, fans spent some time with their loved ones and the people that are typically ignored in favor of the Bears and now can return to their couches for latter three-fourths of the NFL season.
This week the Bears are heading to Miami to face the Dolphins, with former Bears coaches Adam Gase and Dowell Loggains on the opposing sideline. It should be a good road test for the Bears, but on paper, Miami is reeling after a 3-0 start.
I always say, weird things happen when these two teams meet. Whether it was 1985 or 2006, there have been some upsets by the Dolphins and a lot of blowouts. Nine of the 12 meetings between these teams was decided by two or more...