Clayton's NFC grades

Chicago Bears: GRADE: A
Lovie Smith saved his job and won the NFC North by promoting Rod Marinelli to defensive coordinator and hiring Mike Martz and Mike Tice to fix the offense. General manager Jerry Angelo deserves credit now for the Jay Cutler trade and the signing of defensive end Julius Peppers, which helped take the Bears back to the top.

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