In the first version of ESPN's Power Rankings for 2009, the Bears have been ranked at #12. The teams above the Bears are:
The Bears were voted as high as #7 and as low as #16 by the panel of experts. The Vikes roll in at #14, Packers at #17, and Lions at #32. You can click here to see how each person voted.
At 9-7 last season, Kevin Seifert thinks the addition of Jay Cutler could equal 2 more victories in 2009.
What do you think of these rankings?