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Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) leaves the field after losing to the Houston Texans at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, November 11, 2012. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune)
Here are the Week 11 Bears power rankings from various sites around the web:
ESPN: #3 (Last week: #3)
Analysis, “The defense is clearly elite and reliable. The offense will need to catch up if the Bears are going to make a Super Bowl run.”
NFL.com: #4 (Last week: #3)
Analysis, “Here’s hoping Jason Campbell is a better option than Caleb Hanie.”
CBS Sports: #3 (Last week: #2)
Analysis, “Do they do enough on offense? That’s always a concern, and it’s especially a concern as they head to San Francisco, maybe without Jay Cutler.”
Fox Sports: #4 (Last week: #3)
Analysis, “It was a sloppy game on both sides of the ball, but ultimately, the Bears were unable to get anything going offensively … a recurring problem for a unit that has so much talent.”
Pro Football Talk: #6 (Last week: #3)
Analysis, “The Superfans are bracing for a second annual Superslide.”
Pro Football Weekly: #3 (Last week: #3)
Analysis, “Forte has had at least 20 touches in only 3-of-8 games.”
WEEI.com: #5 (Last week: #5)
Analysis, “The Bears were 7-3 last year when Jay Cutler went down with an injury. They finished their last six games of the season with a 1-5 record and missed the playoffs without their starting QB. Cutler won’t miss the rest of the season, but the Bears may lose some critical ground in the NFC while he is recovering from his concussion.”
Best ranking: CBS Sports (#3)
Worst ranking: Pro Football Talk: (#6)
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