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Chicago Bears' defense, special teams once again define team's winning identity

Updated: March 2, 2012, 4:05 PM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

When the Chicago Bears are really good, which is to say a serious contender, there's a specific formula that works for this franchise. Punishing defense plus electrifying special teams and a dash of offense equals a potentially special season. The Bears are on the verge of that now, right at the edge of something promising.

Not many teams in this age of all-offense-all-the-time can amass 140 yards midway through the third quarter and hold a 28-point lead over a worthy division rival, but ...

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