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NFL Week 5 -- Saints at Bears
The Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints took perfect records into the NFL's Week 4. Only one left with theirs intact. That would be the New Orleans Saints, who did to the Miami Dolphins what the Detroit Lions did to Chicago. Clearly, Drew Brees & Co. are on a roll, while questions still surround Jay Cutler's Bears. Which wins Sunday?
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NFL Week 3: Bears at Steelers
It's always fun when the Bears and Steelers match up, but especially so this week with each team heading in opposite directions. The Steelers are at 0-2 for the first time since 2002 and the Bears are at 2-0 for just the fourth time since 1992. Is either record truly indicitive of the team it represents? And what do you think of Jay Cutler's new nickname?
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The NFL has been under fire recently for its approach to player safety, but at least one former player is saying that some teams took advantage of the system. Bears legend Brian Urlacher claimed his own team (like most others around the league) would fake injuries in order to slow down fast-paced offenses. This isn't anything new, exactly, but to hear a former player (especially someone of Urlacher's stature) just come right out and say it is a rarity. Given the proliferation of high-powered offenses in recent years, we're not surprised to hear that teams are resorting to chicanery to slow them down.
Here's a sampling of what readers had to say in our Facebook conversation on the story:
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NFC North Preview -- 2013
Adrian Peterson ran all over the NFL. Calvin Johnson caught everything. But the Green Bay Packers emerged on top of the NFC North last season. Will Aaron Rodgers & Co. do it again? And will those superstars match their production from a year ago?