Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/8/13
A few weeks ago I wrote an article titled "5 Reasons The Bears Can Win". In this article I made 5 statements of what the Bears needed to do to win this game.Jay Cutler in End Zone - Sort of.Even though QB Jay Cutler did not leap over players or score a touchdown he was able to hit his targets and get the ball in the end zone. Cutler threw for 242 yards, with 21 out of 33 completed passes and 2 touchdowns.  It is safe to say he shook off the cobwebs and felt confortable in head coach Marc Trestman's play calling. He went all the way to the 4th quarter without an interception, but then it wouldn't be Cutler without one. One can only hope he manages a game interception free.Blindside Protection - Rookies Earned Their Strips.Anytime you see Cutler smiling on the field he is thrilled that he was not on the ground the majority of the game.  With RG Kyle Long and RT Jordan Mills, they did everything they could to protect Cutler and give him time.  There were some rough spots where Long nee...
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