Chicago at Dallas: Cowboys Big Favorites Over The Bears

September 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys were each affected by tough calls made by the referees in the closing seconds of last week’s contests.
The Bears were the beneficiary of a call that disallowed a touchdown catch by Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson; the Cowboys weren’t as fortunate later that evening, when a holding call on the last play of the game negated a touchdown reception by Roy Williams.
Chicago will gladly take the win as it looks to get off to its best start since the 2006 season, when it represented the NFC in the Super Bowl.
Meanwhile, the Cowboys will try to avoid their first 0-2 start in nine years. NFL odds makers are fairly confident that Dallas will bounce back, listing the Cowboys as a 7-point favorite with the total set at 40.5.
While the Bears needed a little luck to get past the Lions, there were still plenty of positives to take away from the performance. All in all, the Mike Martz offense looked pretty good,...

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