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Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Saints come marching in

The Bears will try to bounce back from their disappointing performance in Los Angeles while hosting D
Halas Intrigue Bears Report
The Bears will try to bounce back from their disappointing performance in Los Angeles while hosting Drew Brees and the Saints at home Sunday afternoon (3:25 p.m., FOX-32). Below is the latest from the Sun-Times’ staff.

1. Predictions
The Bears have lost five straight games against the Saints dating back a decade. Will they end that losing skid Sunday? Our experts make their picks.
Bears-Saints predictions for Week 8
2. One offense, many problems
Maybe one day the Bears will have the kind of offense Matt Nagy was hired to orchestrate. Instead, it’s another week of problems that don’t have any neat answers:
Maybe the biggest problem, though, is the guy who assembled all these pieces.
3. Nagy vs. 'Negative Nellies'
For all those issues listed above, the Bears are 5-2 – and Nagy reminds the media of that anytime someone expresses concern about the team’s direction. But he’s smart enough to know this season is not on the right track, Jason Lieser writes.
Is Bears coach Matt Nagy’s war against negativity — or reality?
4. From our notebooks
5. On the podcast
Patrick Finley, Jason Liesser and Mark Potash are split about which team will win Sunday’s game at Soldier Field. They also break down reasons to be concerned — very concerned — about the Bears offense. LISTEN HERE.
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