Originally written on Bears Beat  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Welcome back, Earl! Bennett records the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. Just who exactly were those Bears who showed up in Philadelphia on Monday night and delivered a 30-24 victory over the heavily-favored Eagles? Who was that team who defied my expectations? And these local guys? And these national guys, too? It was a team on a mission, that’s who.  A team who meant all business and knew the important playoff implications that were riding on the game.  A team that felt slighted by the “experts” and, in typical Bears fashion, reveled and succeeded in the underdog role. Zach Zaidman, sideline reporter for the Bears radio network on WBBM 780, reported just before the game how focused and intense the Bears were prior to kickoff. It felt like a playoff game to them and they treated it as such from the beginning. The Bears won the coin toss and rather than defer to the second half and start the game with their defense like they usually do, they chose to receive the ball becau...
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