Posted September 04, 2012 on
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Comments on the Chicago Bears by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
CHICAGO BEARS (12)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 11) - Bears were rolling until offensive injuries.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 10) - Brian Urlacher's knee a concern, but additions of Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffrey give offense new-and-improved flair.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 11) - Matt Forte healthy and happy after big new contract.
Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 10) - Like changes they've made, enough to make postseason.
Bob Glauber (Newsday, 10) - Feeling better about Bears closer we get to season. Were on 7-3 roll before Jay Cutler got hurt, so if he stays healthy, they stay close to Packers and compete for wild card spot.
Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 12) - Rekindling Cutler-Marshall combination makes Bears dark horse Super Bowl candidate.
Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 7) - Bears are covered at positions that cost them playoff shot in 2011.
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