Jay Cutler completed 31 of 48 passes for 280 yards, had two TD passes to Alshon Jeffery in the first quarter and did have two interceptions.
The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers both won on Sunday to move to 5-2, meaning a two-game edge on the Bears with nine games to play.
In what will become part of a larger story unfolding over the next few weeks, the Detroit Lions released veteran safety Louis Delmas this week.
More than ever, it starts up front
First, by way of background and perspective: