Bears try to regain 'Monsters' moniker

BOURBONNAIS -- It's hard to look like monsters in shorts.

It's even hard to look like monsters in t-shirts that say "Monsters."

But desperation sometimes breeds success and the Bears are nothing if not oozing desperation.

From the acquisition of Jay Cutler for the proverbial ranch last year, to the team's about-face in offensive philosophy with the hiring of Mike Martz, to the biggest free agent signing of the offseason in defensive end Julius Peppers, the Bears are banking on a lot of things going right.

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