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Bears Defense: New, Definitely Not Improved

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It will be a new challenge, with Mel Tucker calling the defensive shots instead of longtime nemesis Lovie Smith. Chicago's defense, however, is bad by historic proportions. Going without Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs and Henry Melton certainly hasn't helped.

It's been a different Bears Week for Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, offensive coordinator Tom Clements and the rest of the team's offensive assistants. Since McCarthy arrived in 2006, the twice-a-year battles against the Bears have been about matching wits with defense-minded Bears coach Lovie Smith. Smith, of course, was fired in the offseason. He was replaced by offense-minded Marc... Recommended Stories