Will the Chicago Bears Upset the Dallas Cowboys in Week 2?

September 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dallas is favored to beat the Chicago Bears at home by 8.5 points, the second largest betting spread after the Green Bay - Buffalo game (13 points).  Seriously, Las Vegas? 
Let's recap last week's action for the two teams. 
Chicago Bears
The Bears' 19-14 home opening win versus the Detroit Lions was not smooth, to say the least.
Despite a league-leading 463 yards of total offense in Week 1, along with giving up a league-low 20 yards' rushing, and ceding a second-best 168 yards of total offense, the game came down to a controversial non-catch ruling in the end zone in the waning seconds by Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson. 
Regardless of one's opinion on the rule or its interpretation that denied Johnson a likely game-winning touchdown, the Bears' dominant statistics for the game stand. Yes, it's Detroit, but this is a defense that has arguably the best front seven in football: Tommy Harris, Julius Peppers, Lance Briggs, and Brian ...

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