Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/12/14
For more than three quarters Sunday afternoon, the NFC North leading Chicago Bears looked as though they were in big trouble against the visiting Carolina Panthers. Trailing Cam Newton’s one-win crew 13-7 at half time the Bears were even loudly booed by the Soldier Field faithful heading into the locker room."I'd boo us too," Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said. "It was a boo-worthy performance. It was pathetic offensively what we put out there. It wasn't up to standard product-wise. We have to get better; we know that, our fans know that. Luckily enough we got out of there with a win, but the first half is nothing to be proud of."After completing just 7 of 14 passes for 80 yards, taking six sacks, losing two fumbles and throwing one interception in the first three quarters, Cutler was able to pull himself together and rally his Bears to a miraculous 23-22 comeback victory. Entering Week 8 ranked No. 1 in the NFL with a 125.0 rating in the fourth quarter, ahead of the Broncos' Peyton ...
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