Wilbon: Bears should take a chance on T.O.

The Lions suddenly aren't so formidable and the Bears get them soon for a rematch at Soldier Field. The NFC West is too feeble to yield a wild-card team, and the NFC East has four pretty evenly matched teams that after beating up on one another will leave just one playoff team standing. And the Bears already have a leg up on Tampa Bay and Atlanta, having beaten both. With the first half of the NFL season just about done the Bears are in as good a position as anybody in the NFC, except the undefeated Green Bay Packers.

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