The loss of Lance Briggs for a yet-to-play-out extended period on top of a clearly impaired Charles Tillman notwithstanding, the outcome of 2013 Bears season is far from determined.
We're one week shy of the official halfway point of the Bears' season, but because the team is off, why not use this bye week quiet time as a good time to evaluate things at the "halfway" point?
Julius Peppers was dominant early and had one of his better games of the season, leading defensive linemen with seven tackles, one for loss and was all over the field.
Veteran defensive end Julius Peppers smiled at the thought of what he might tell Jonathan Bostic as the rookie prepares to start his first game as an NFL middle linebacker.
The weekly injury watch picked up on Wednesday with some better news than the Bears have had the past couple weeks at this time.