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Don't rain on their parade

Despite showing their usual flaws in Sunday's soggy loss, Bears still a contender

Updated: November 12, 2012, 3:57 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- To borrow a tired phrase you might have heard before around these parts, the Chicago Bears are still who we thought they were after a soggy 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday night.

Don't get washed away with negativity, because this was already a team with obvious flaws, almost all of them on offense. Those flaws just got covered up during the previous two months with defensive dazzle and garbage-time scores.

The Bears are still a great defense capable of carrying ...

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