Stop me if you've heard this before.

"It was basically not a good day at the office. You have to give full credit to our opponent." — Bears coach John Fox after Sunday's blowout at Tampa Bay.

"Obviously, not what I envisioned or hoped. Just keep fighting. Next play." — Bears quarterback Mike Glennon.

"I got to do better."— Bears rookie running back Tarik Cohen after his muffed punt led to a touchdown.

"It was a tough loss. We win and we lose as a team. Collectively, we can do a little bit better." — Chicago defensive lineman Akiem Hicks.

"We've got everything we need right here to bounce back." — Chicago linebacker Willie Young.

HA! Double HA!

The Bears already have been written off at 0-2 and the ink hasn't even dried yet.

Glennon, a career backup, can't throw deep, has poor pocket presence, and is too slow to run the football.

His depleted receiving corps can't catch a cold and lead the league with seven drops heading into Sunday's game with the Steelers.

The offensive line is being held together with duct tape and a prayer. Hey, Kyle Long. Are you still on this team?

Running back Jordan Howard, who had a remarkable rookie season and was such a feel-good story, has a bum shoulder and bruised ego. He quit talking to media after the opener.

Cohen, at 5-foot-6, is the Bears' only legitimate weapon and comes with a complete supply of rookie errors and miscues.

There is no one on this team who scares you.

Fox's best coaching seasons came with Peyton Manning in Denver. He can talk for 30 minutes and say nothing and is as transparent as granite.

There's an ongoing debate among media who want Fox to be more critical of his players, publicly, without throwing them to the wolves.

At least light a fire under the offenders and let them know they must perform better.

The Bears are who we thought they were — bad — and have been for some time now.

Stop me if you've heard this before.

The Bears have lost 10 of their last 50 games by 20 points or more.

They have dropped nine straight on the road.

Fox is 9-25.

The Bears will miss the playoffs a seventh straight year.

To fans who have seen enough of Glennon and want promising rookie Mitch Trubisky taking snaps, I'm reminded of the best line I've heard this season:

Tom Hanks had more to work with in "Cast Away."

This column solely represents the writer's opinion. Reach him at al.hamnik@nwi.com.

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