The Chicago Bears haven't had Jay Cutler and Matt Forte on the field for their preseason opener on Thursday night, and it's been quite obvious in their offensive performance. The team has struggled to muster much of anything so far against the Denver Broncos, who lead 10-0 at Soldier Field going into halftime.
With Jason Campbell starting in place of Cutler and Michael Bush in place of Forte, the Bears didn't really get the results that they were presumably hoping for in the first half. With just 41 total yards, Chicago's supposedly re-invented offense hasn't reared its head yet, and the defense hasn't dominated, either.
Peyton Manning played just one series for Denver, but he led them into the red zone before throwing an interception to Major Wright on a pass tipped by D.J. Moore. Manning was 4-of-7 for 44 yards in his time, while replacement Caleb Hanie has been 7-of-14 for 79 yards in his debut with Denver.
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