Wilbon: Bears' defense still leading the way

October, 2, 2012
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DALLAS -- How dare we think offense would be the calling card of this team, that the defense would be along just for the ride? How dare we think Urlacher and Briggs and Peppers and Peanut Tillman were too old and not imposing enough anymore and incapable of carrying the load? How silly was it to presume the Chicago Bears could seriously contend this season only by winning shootouts?

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Michael Wilbon is a featured columnist for ESPN.com and ESPNChicago.com. He is the longtime co-host of "Pardon the Interruption" on ESPN and appears on the "NBA Sunday Countdown" pregame show on ABC, in addition to ESPN. You can follow him on Twitter: @RealMikeWilbon

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