Taking offense to the optimism

The Bears' new offense has too many question marks to assuage fan concerns

Updated: August 4, 2010, 11:39 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- They don't seem to understand why we'd be skeptical.

New Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz uses expressions like "Oh, heavens yes," when asked if the Bears have sufficient weapons; describes Jay Cutler as having "Kurt Warner awareness"; says Devin Hester is "mistake-free." And we want to believe him.

We really do.

Five days into training camp and one day after hurling a football onto the roof of a hospitality tent, the Bears ...

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