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10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Patriots

10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears surrendered 50 points for the second time in the last 10 games, getting whipped 51-23 on Sunday by the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.

1. A loss in their next game Nov. 9 at Green Bay and the Bears will fall to 3-6, which would be their worst position since a 31-7 loss to the Ravens on Dec. 20, 2009, the day after 21 inches of snow fell in Baltimore. I bring that game up, when the Bears were 5-9, because the postgame scene in the locker room that afternoon produced the most raw analysis you can come across.

“There is a lot wrong with the whole organization, but it is not Lovie (Smith),”...