Why not the Bears?

With a smothering defense and emerging offense, Chicago might be NFL's best

Updated: October 23, 2012, 3:03 PM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

The entire football world is searching for, if not a historically great team, at least a team to believe in.

Why not the Chicago Bears?

OK, 13-7 over the Detroit Lions wasn't a masterpiece, but then again who in professional football today is painting any of those? With a fourth straight win, a Gladiatorial victory over Detroit, the only team in the NFL with a longer winning streak than the Bears' is the undefeated but hard-to-buy Atlanta Falcons. And the Falcons don't play defense like ...

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