TALE OF THE TAPE

Bears

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    Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At Chicago Bears

    No matter what happens from this point forward, the Detroit Lions are clearly an improved team over previous editions.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At Chicago Bears

    The Cowboys are coming off a tough home loss on Thanksgiving Day against the division rival Philadelphia Eagles, but they should be in a position to right themselves against the Bears.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

    The Bears have a very tough assignment here, as they must take on the defensively stout Lions on their own turf on Thanksgiving Day.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Tampa Bay Buccaneers At Chicago Bears

    Josh McCown gets an opportunity to compete against the team he excelled for last year and helped him get a huge contract. McCown filled in for Jay Cutler last season and kept the Bears on track during his absence.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Chicago Bears

    The Vikings don’t look very impressive from an offensive point of view at this point in the season, but there is some progress being made with rookie Teddy Bridgewater at quarterback.

  6. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images) (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Green Bay Packers

    As the Bears return from their bye week, they are in the midst of a crisis. Serious doubts have surfaced about head coach Marc Trestman and Jay Cutler, and unless the team turns around their season with an eye-opening second half, the pressure will intensify.