The Chicago Bears are real contenders
Adam Schefter answers reader questions in his mailbag every Monday and Wednesday. Got a query of your own? Submit it here.
Q: How come no one is talking about the Chicago Bears as legitimate Super Bowl contenders? I know they have only three wins against teams above .500, but the defense just shut down Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles, and Jay Cutler had four TDs. Are the Bears for real?
-- Aron (Lake Forest, Ill.)
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