There's a new leader atop the rankings, though it's anyone's game with seven weeks to play.
The Bears quietly believed they were as good as the Houston Texans and they were, at least the defense was.
Dealing with a touchdown triad
The Bears defense in 2012 has faced no defense without an apparent weakness. Until now.
The 51-20 win at Tennessee kept the Bears (7-1) a game behind Atlanta for the best record in the NFC.