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[caption id="attachment_10299" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith acknowledges the fans as leaves the field Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at LP Field. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
Here are the Week 10 Bears power rankings from various sites around the web:
ESPN: #3 (Last week: #5)
Analysis, "Absolute, total domination on defense, every single week. When the offense clicks, the Bears might be the league's best team."
NFL.com: #3 (Last week: #3)
Analysis, "Weren't there a lot of people saying the Chicago Bears were fluky, and that the Tennessee Titans would upset them? Thought so. Bears defense: seven touchdowns in the past six games."
CBS Sports: #2 (Last week: #2)
Analysis, "Defense. Special teams. Running game. Some passing. They can do a lot of different things to score."
Fox Sports: #3 (last week: #3)
Analysis, "Charles Tillman is my vote for MVP. Not Defensive Player of the Year . . . MVP."
Sporting News: #5 (Last week: #8)
Analysis, "So much for free agent addition Michael Bush taking away a chunk of his carries. It’s hard to get Forte off the field with his dynamic abilities as a runner and receiver."
Pro Football Talk: #3 (Last week: #4)
Analysis, "With that defense, maybe the offense never needs to fully wake up."
Pro Football Weekly: #3 (Last week: #4)
Analysis, "Naysayers point to weak schedule; can prove them wrong vs. Houston."
WEEI.com: #5 (Last week: #6)
Analysis, "The Bears will have an opportunity to prove they are an elite team in the NFL the next two weeks when they take on the Texans and then the 49ers. The Bears defense loves to score, with seven interception returns for touchdowns."
Best ranking: CBS Sports (#2)
Worst ranking: Sporting News: (#5)
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