Found November 07, 2012 on Football Nation:
Teams with Super Bowl aspirations square-off on the lakefront Sunday night when the Chicago Bears (7-1) play host to the Houston Texans (7-1) at Soldier Field. Despite the Atlanta Falcons sporting the only unblemished mark in the NFL, Sunday night’s clash is considered by many to be a Super Bowl preview.The meeting also serves as a showdown between the two leading candidates for the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. The Texans defensive lineman, J.J. Watt leads the NFL with 10.5 sacks on the season. Nicknamed J.J. “Swat”, he has also been credited with 10 pass deflections on the season.The other candidate is the Bears defensive back Charles “Peanut” Tillman. Considered to be the teams best DB of all time, Tillman leads the NFL with seven forced fumbles on the season and has six pass deflections and two interceptions (both returned for Tds) to go along with 43 total tackles.Tillman has locked down opposing teams top receivers most of the season, but may not get a chance to display hi...
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