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Bears remain #1

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Not that it comes as any surprise, especially with the Colts on a bye week, in this weeks power polls the Bears are still ranked #1.

ESPN, 1-Team of destiny? Maybe. But that's slighting this Bears defense, which left people searching for new adjectives after its second-half performance on "Monday Night Football."

CBS, 1-That's what you call stealing one Monday night. Was that an offensive aberration or something to worry about? We'll find out.

FOX, 1-Incredible win on Monday night for `Da Bears. Rex Grossman looked awful, the running game was non-existent, and the receivers dropped balls from start to finish. But the defense and special teams showed up, and showed up big. Overcoming a 20-point second half deficit, returning two turnovers for scores, and taking a fourth quarter punt to the house -- Chicago pulled off a miracle in the desert. Brian Urlacher -- a legitimate MVP candidate at this point -- recorded an unheard-of 19 tackles on Monday night. Good teams win the games they're supposed to win. Great teams win the ones they shouldn't. Chicago's winning `em all.

What I like about this is for the most part nobody is really bailing on the Bears.  It would have been easy for somebody to rail on them, but that doesn't seem to be the case.  In fact most think it was rather impressive.