Read what writers around the country are saying about the Bears following Sunday's 28-20 victory over the 49ers in San Francisco.
See the story of Sunday's game through our photographers' lenses.
Comments: "All this set against the backdrop of the opening of the Niners' new stadium. This was supposed to be the 49ers' night. Instead, the Bears reminded us they should be seen as a real player in the NFC." -Dan Hanzus & Marc Sessler Read more
Comments: "(Brandon) Marshall didn't practice this week -- he was struggling with an ankle injury, and there were questions as to whether he would even play. But he did, grabbing touchdown after touchdown from Jay Cutler." - Doug Farrar Read more
Comments: "The Bears have the potential to have one of the league's best passing attacks. They can't afford slow starts like this every week, but the fact they recovered the way they did is only a good sign for the rest of the season." - Darin Gantt Read more
Comments: "Speaking of impressive plays in the Bears' secondary, the rookie's (Kyle Fuller) second interception on Sunday was stellar. The way he peeled off his guy to make the play on a ball intended to be thrown over his head indicated some special awareness and skills." - Mike Garafolo Read more
Comments: Cutler said "it felt like my chest hit my backbone." Whatever happened it jarred something loose and Cutler got straight dialed after." - Will Brinson Read more
Comments: "And the Bears, who just a week ago were being dismissed as forgettable NFC North also-rans, suddenly look like a savvy, crafty, win-when-you-least-expect it team." - Jay Busbee Read more