Chicago Bears: 5 quick steps to fix the offense immediately

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The Chicago Bears have some glaring issues to address on offense if they’re to make a serious playoff push.

Monday night, the Chicago Bears proved every single naysayer correct. The Los Angeles Rams flat-out embarrassed them in a 24-10 victory.

The final score even feels generous, as the Bears’ defense came up with a very late fumble recovery for a touchdown. Offensively, Chicago put up a measly three points. Matt Nagy and his offense continue to be the biggest problem in Chicago.

It’s nothing new for Bears fans, who are used to defense carrying any good team in Chicago for decades now. If the Bears are a winning team, it’s the defense doing most of the work. That’s history, for you.

This year has been no different. The Bears are second-to-last in running the football, 17th in passing and still can’t put points on the board. It’s the same old story for the Bears, who have somehow managed a record of 5-2.

Yet, despite their record, it feels as though things may implode at any moment. The Green Bay Packers bounced back after losing their first game as Aaron Rodgers and company took care of business, now sitting atop the NFC North. Even the Detroit Lions have won two in a row and just made a trade for defensive end Everson Griffen.

This division is only going to get tougher. The season is only going to become more difficult for the Bears, who have games against the New Orleans Saints and Tennessee Titans in the next two weeks.

So, how do they fix their offensive woes? In all likelihood, the Bears can’t do enough to completely turn things around offensively. But, how can the Bears at least get to the point where they’re able to score enough points to help their defense out?

There are a handful of steps Ryan Pace and his coaching staff can take, starting with checking out the trade market.