4 things to watch in Bears-Saints game


The Bears (5-2) will look to rebound from a disappointing Monday night loss to the Rams Sunday when they host the Saints (4-2) at Soldier Field. Here are four storylines to watch in the game:

Since Nick Foles threw three touchdown passes in the final 6:20 of the fourth quarter to rally the Bears to a 30-26 win over the Falcons in Week 3, the offense has mustered just five touchdowns in four games. In last Monday night’s loss in Los Angeles, the unit failed to get into the end zone, producing just one field goal on 11 possessions.

The Bears had produced points on 18 of 19 red-zone drives in their first six games, but were blanked on their only two trips inside the Rams’ 20. Foles threw an interception from the 9 and was sacked on fourth-and-goal from the 4. The veteran quarterback was under constant pressure and needs better pass protection Sunday against the Saints.

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