Chicago Bears: How Much Better Would They Be With a Good Offense?

October 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With all the negativity surrounding the Chicago Bears, you'd never guess they're actually in first place in the NFC North, and tied for best record in the NFC at 4-2.
It might be a case of the Bears getting lucky and taking advantage of an easy schedule thus far, but first place is first place any way you slice it.
This is a team, however, that is very flawed and will need to correct several important areas if they have hopes of returning to the postseason.
Defensively, the Bears are in the upper-echelon of the NFL right now, ranking third in the league giving up just 16.2 points a game.
They are eighth in the league in total yards allowed per game (304) and third in the league in rushing yards allowed per game (84).
Their pass defense needs improvement, sure, but there can be little to complain about with this defense right now.
The addition of defensive end Julius Peppers has helped, and although he still needs a partner in crime on the defensi...

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