PHILADELPHIA – Even by Chicago Bears standards, Sunday’s offensive ineptitude was an all-timer.
The Bears finished with 6 rushing yards in their 31-3 loss to the Eagles -- the second fewest in franchise history. It was the fewest by any team since the Colts rushed for 1 yard in December 2014, according to ESPN Stats & Information. And on average, the Eagles hit the Bears 1.3 yards into the backfield on designed run plays, the second-worst average before contact since 2009.
The Bears entered Week 12 ranked fifth in the NFL with 131.8 rushing yards per game.
“We didn’t establish the running game at any point in the game,” coach John Fox said.
Added guard Kyle Long: “[We were] really s-----."
The Bears didn’t establish anything on offense. Philadelphia outgained Chicago in net yards 420 to 140. The Bears failed to convert a first down in the first half and finished the game with just eight.
Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky also had his worst day as a pro, completing 17 of 33 pass attempts for 147 yards, with two interceptions and a 38.3 passer rating.
“Eventually we are going to learn from one of these things [defeats], and we just have to keep working,” Long said.