The Bears need more from Julius Peppers, and he could deliver against Detroit.
Tom Danyluk examines the hatred Bears fans seem to have for QB Jay Cutler and wonders where it came from considering the noted lack of All-Pro passers in the team's long history.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Redskins LB Brian Orakpo and Bears RS Devin Hester were NFC Players of the Week for Week Four.
Five of the Bears' nine rookies were active in Sunday's win over the Panthers.
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Tamba Hali and Devin Hester as its Players of the Week.
Falling three games behind in the NFC North race might be too much for the Bears to overcome.
The Bears' running game and special teams bailed out their defense Sunday against the Panthers.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Four win over the Panthers.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Panthers.
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.
Devin Hester set an NFL record with his 11th punt return for a touchdown as the Bears beat Cam Newton and the Panthers 34-29 on Sunday.
The Bears are a better team than the Panthers, but not so much better that they can overcome a multi-turnover game by Jay Cutler.
Panthers CB Chris Gamble (concussion) did not travel with the team to Chicago for its Week Four game against the Bears. Darius Butler will start in his place.
A long return or two from Devin Hester would provide a much-needed boost to the struggling Bears offense.