The offensive line didn't block, the front four didn't pressure the QB, the Bears offense was nonexistent and the Saints defense came to play.
End of story.
Well, not quite. There was a lot to learn from this game, though not much of it is positive in any way if you're a Bears fan.
Meanwhile, give Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and his players a lot of credit. They responded very well to the criticism over how they played last week against the Packers.
If the Bears offense plays like this next week against Green Bay, they will be 1-2 on the season, so they need to learn from this game and correct what they can before that happens.
As usual, I'm here to help them learn. Here are seven "teachings" from this game.