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Offense anemic as Bears fall to Chiefs

Offense anemic as Bears fall to Chiefs

A report before Sunday's game said Mike Martz will not return next season as the Bears offensive coordinator. If a painfully bad 10-3 loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field weighs in the final decision, perhaps he won't.

But what matters now is the Bears' final four games, and suddenly they have another obstacle to overcome as running back Matt Forte was sidelined with a sprained right knee. His availability for the remainder of the season is in question, while quarterback Jay Cutler is still wearing a cast on his right hand and uncertain about his immediate future.

The Bears (7-5) lost plenty in dropping their second straight game to an AFC West opponent, and confidence has to...