Chicago Bears wore wrong cleats

Updated: December 16, 2010, 4:59 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- As the Chicago Bears prepare for the possibility of playing outdoors Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings, they may want to use a lesson learned the hard way Sunday against the New England Patriots.

Most of the defensive linemen switched to different cleats at halftime Sunday in snowy Soldier Field, according to one player who requested anonymity. Some players switched from molded cleats -- which have softer soles, and are considered by many to be more comfortable ...

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