The Bears Den: November 8, 2011

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"...where we carved up the bird a little early this year."

Bears rally for their third straight victory Mayer: Down 24-17 midway through the third quarter after gift-wrapping two touchdowns, the Bears stormed back to stun the Eagles 30-24 Monday night in Philadelphia. Postgame interviews

Haugh: Bennett, not Forte, makes the difference in Bears' victory Back from injury, veteran receiver gives Bears offense the spark it needs to overcome running back's fumbles. Spaeth comes up big in a tight spot

Bears defense is stout when it counts Pompei: On a night Buddy Ryan is honored in Philadelphia, Bears don't dominate, but they get the job done. Bears give veteran Garza a two-year extension

Quotes: "They did some things differently that we didn’t expect," Vick said. "I think for the most part we were able to handle it. They played good, sound defense and they were able to keep me contained. The linebackers were running pretty good and made the plays that they needed to make and we didn’t follow WCG on Twitter.".

Bears ground high-flying Eagles ones: The Bears, coach Lovie Smith said, haven’t gotten much respect. But on Monday night they took another step toward earning some, scoring the game’s last 13 points to beat the Eagles for their third straight victory. Latest CSNChicago video

Keys and concerns from Monday's victory Sean Jensen has keys. He has concerns, too.

Cutler delivers for the Bears Rosenbloom: The numbers -- 18 of 32 for 208 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions -- will say Cutler was good. The eyes tell you Cutler was special when only special would do.

Maddening as it is for fans, foes, these Bears are a resilient bunch Morrissey: That sweet sound you hear is of a stunned city.

Bernstein: Cutler’s In Charge Jay Cutler has proven himself as the best QB in Bears history.

Vick praises Urlacher, Bears' D Dickerson: Urlacher and company shut down Philadelphia's offense on all four possessions in the fourth quarter to cement the victory. Report Card: Bears-Eagles

Jay Cutler delivers as Bears drop Eagles Burke: Cutler has taken as much heat as any quarterback out there — much of it warranted. But every once in a while, he delivers a performance like this, when he looks like the quarterback everyone always expected him to be.

Bears win at Eagles despite ugly start Marvez: Cutler has three positive traits — a strong arm, unflappable confidence and a will to succeed — that kept him from becoming fazed by an uneven start. Cutler plays well, with some help from underachieving Eagles

How did the Bears limit Michael Vick? Bowen: Breaking down Lovie's defensive game plan. NFL Videos: Bears vs. Eagles highlights

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