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What We Learned: Bears vs. Ravens

S Danieal Manning (Getty: Larry French)

What did we learn about the Chicago Bears after a 31-7 loss to Joe Namath – er, Joe Flacco – and the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium? Here are five observations made from the press box.

1. All the switching of positions has killed the secondary When asked about moving Danieal Manning from free safety to cornerback before the 2007 season, coach Lovie Smith said it can only help a young player to learn as many positions as possible as a defensive back in case he's needed to plug a hole. Manning was subsequently shifted to nickel back and again to free safety, and pretty much...

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