CSNChicago.com is taking a look back at what turned out to be a memorable year in the Windy City, by counting down the 13 biggest Chicago sports stories of 2013.
Reflecting on a previous disastrous performance and loss, Jay Cutler cut right to the chase:
"It was the weirdest day I've ever seen in my life." -- Mike Ditka
The Bears this season already defeated more teams .500 or better (Green Bay, Dallas, Cincinnati, Baltimore) than they did all last season (Cincinnati, Dallas, Green Bay).
The matchups look good on paper: Chicago with 6-6 Martellus Bennett, 6-4 Brandon Marshall, 6-3 Alshon Jeffery vs. a Philadelphia secondary that has three 6-footers and a 5-11 safety.