By: Tony Andracki, Scott Krinch and Mark Strotman (AKA, the three best friends anyone could have)
Taking down the Cincinnati Bengals got the Bears off to a fast start while Green Bay was falling in San Francisco and Minnesota in Detroit.
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the St. Louis Rams by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
ST. LOUIS RAMS (18)
IRVING, Texas (AP) Landry Jones is back where he made his Oklahoma debut, and again in the shadow of a Heisman Trophy winner.
The 21-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers cost the Bears the NFC North (Green Bay clinched), very likely the playoffs and very possibly Lovie Smith and his staff their jobs.