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What exactly was new with the Bears offense?

The new-look Bears totaled 47 yards of offense in the first half Thursday against the Packers, but that was good considering they had zero in the first quarter.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears threw for seven -- count ‘em, seven -- yards and an interception in the first half.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears gave up four sacks in the first half alone.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears ran for just 40 yards in the first half, or five fewer than Cedric Benson gained by himself.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears had more false starts in the second half.

What exactly was new here?

Cutler threw three more interceptions in the second half.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears couldn’t complete passes to wide receivers more than once a quarter or so.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears looked lame on third down.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears defense seemed to be on the field forever, and no matter how tough it played, it got no help from the offense.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears offense started with play-action before establishing the play part.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears' play-calling did not roll out Cutler, instead leaving him in the pocket where the Packers could find him. Again and again and again.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears passed for 74 yards while giving up 52 yards in sacks.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears offense was a joke in Lambeau Field.

What exactly was new here?

The Bears lost their fifth straight game in Green Bay.

What exactly was new here?

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