A road map back to the playoffs

Using the power of positive thinking, here's how the Bears get to 10-6

Updated: September 5, 2013, 6:22 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It's that time of the year when every word has been parsed and every preseason argument has been beaten into the ground like J'Marcus Webb facing a one-man rush.

The NFL season starts in earnest Sunday, and in Chicago, we know the lingo.

No matter what it's like outside, it's Bears weather. Despite the loss of Brian Urlacher and Lovie Smith, the Bears' defense will show up Sunday. And just to be crystal clear, Jay Cutler finally has a coach who understands him.

So ...

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