It’s been 45 days since the Bears were humiliated in Green Bay.
And yet, it took every one of those days for Bears ownership to decide how they were going to explain why they were retaining GM Ryan Pace and head coach Matt Nagy.
No sane — or honest — person could possibly make a case for bringing back Pace, Nagy or Mitch Trubisky, unless they work for the team, but their presentation Wednesday morning was truly extraordinary, even by the Bears’ legendary and comical standards.
George McCaskey, Ted Phillips, Pace and Nagy spoke for 90 minutes and said virtually nothing. It was all the same double-talk, refusal to answer questions and filibuster that you’ve heard before, with a very few notable exceptions.