A familiar recipe for success

Thursday night proved the Bears will go as far as their defense will take them

Updated: November 19, 2010, 2:43 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

MIAMI -- In training camp, Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli passed out "Monsters of the Midway" T-shirts as though, just by slipping them over their heads, his players would take on all the great virtues of defenses past.

In truth, they are not Monsters of the '85 variety, not the kind of defense that necessarily scares teams. Not with names like Henry Melton and D.J. Moore and Tim Jennings. Even the players capable of instilling fear, such as big-money free agent defensive ...

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