Here is a sampling of what Bears players are saying in advance of their Week 13 battle against the Lions.
Bears QB Jay Cutler was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Bears to a 31-26 win over the Eagles.
After trying to make it as a pass-first offense earlier in the season, offensive coordinator Mike Martz has shown a greater commitment to handing RB Matt Forté the ball since the Bears' Week Eight bye.
While the matchup between the Bears' defense and the Michael Vick-led Eagles' offense was emphasized heading into Sunday's game, it was Chicago's offense that looked most explosive, scoring a season-high 31 points.
Julius Peppers and Brian Urlacher are battling for the top spot on the MVP Meter, and Jay Cutler could be making a late-season surge.
Jay Cutler's four-touchdown performance against the Eagles earned him Offensive Player of the Week honors in Week 12.
Jay Cutler tied a career high with four touchdown passes and the Bears beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 31-26 to take sole possession of the NFC North lead on Sunday.
Dan Parr says the Bears' defense isn't going to let Michael Vick dominate the game, but he'll be able to make a couple big plays, and that could be all it takes for the Eagles to win.
The Eagles have ruled CB Asante Samuel out with a sprained MCL, and he will not make the trip to Chicago. CB Joselio Hanson will start in Samuel's place.
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Owners with good depth at running back ought to at least consider not playing Matt Forté this week against the Eagles' eighth-ranked run defense.
If the Bears are going to prove they deserve to be considered one of the NFC's elite teams on Sunday, Jay Cutler can't be as reckless as he has been at other times this season and in years ...
Jay Cutler didn't enter the season with a true No. 1 target, but offensive coordinator Mike Martz and other assistants have said the wide receivers are not the problem for the Bears' 30th-ranked offense.
Here's a sampling of what Bears QB Jay Cutler had to say at his press conference Wednesday at Halas Hall.
A win against the Eagles would give the Bears the validation that they can beat the best, and no shortage of respect could follow.