Here are two things we learned at Halas Hall as the Bears began practicing for Sunday’s game against the Browns.
The Bears are wary of their winless opponent.
The potential for colossal embarrassment awaits the Bears on Christmas Eve at Soldier Field.
Beat the 0-14 Browns, and the Bears can proceed in relatively tidy fashion toward whatever offseason changes await. But allow the Browns their first victory? That would be a new low point in a season full of them.
“We won’t be that team,” defensive end Akiem Hicks said. “Simple as that. We won’t let that happen.”
The Bears, who are favored by 6 1/2 points, have said the right things this week...