Found November 09, 2012 on Football Nation:
Right now the Chicago Bears are the best team in the NFC. The Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers fans will disagree but right now they are wrong!  Both of those teams have been very impressive in the first half of the season, but they do not have the X-factors that the Bears do.  Not to mention when the Bears and 49ers play a week from this coming Monday the Bears will show the nation why they are in fact the better team.Let's take a look at the team defenses.  San Francisco is the closest to the Bears in terms of defensive prowess.  While the Falcons have been very impressive in the early goings their defense is not nearly as strong as the 49ers or the Bears.  Chicago's defense has been better then San Freancisco's in the first eight games of the 2012 season.  The Bears defense has 7 touchdowns in 8 games, and has 27 turnovers in only 32 quarters.  Those numbers alone make the Bears defense the strongest of this group.Now offensively there is one team amongst these...
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