In a must win game versus the New Orleans Saints, Danieal Manning got the Bears off to a booming start when he returned the opening kick off back for a TD. His next return also went to the other side of the 50 yard line.
Manning finished with 5 returns for 179 yards, 1 TD with a 35.9 average. This week Manning has been named the Special Teams Player of the Week.
Manning is the second Bears player to be named ST player of the week. In week 7, Zackary Bowman won the honors.