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Rich Campbell: Jordan Howard's criticism of 'basic' offense highlights Bears' complex problem

Jordan Howard went on TV Thursday and described the Bears 2017 offense as basic and predictable.

A star player and former Pro Bowler openly criticizing his team? Cue the splashy headlines and watch the web clicks pile up.

But to infer that Howard was simply throwing shade at departed offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains or deposed coach John Fox would be to miss a more

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