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Read what writers around the country are saying about the Bears following Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the Buffalo Bills.

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NFL.com
Comments: "Jay Cutler missed Alshon Jeffery, who suffered a hamstring injury. The receiver was declared as probable to return but never saw the field. Jeffery started out hot and the Bears' offense is clearly lacking without him." - Kevin Patra. Read more

Yahoo! Sports
Comments: "...the Bears had ample chance to win it, landing on the Bills' 19-yard line with 45 seconds left before misfiring on two passes (on second-and-1 and third-and-1) to Marshall and Santonio Holmes. Clock-management issues seemed to plague the drive as the Bears struggled to balance moving the ball and milking the clock." - Eric Edholm. Read more

Sports Illustrated
Comments: "Don't look now, but Chicago faces six road trips in its next eight games, with opponents like New England, San Francisco and Green Bay among them." - Don Banks. Read more

ESPN
Comments: "Seeing the Buffalo Bills go into Soldier Field and pull out a victory was stunning. Bills QB EJ Manuel played one of his best games in the pros and completed 16 of 22 passes for 173 yards in the 23-20 overtime victory." - John Clayton. Read more

Pro Football Talk
Comments: "Turning three turnovers into 13 points and getting the game-clinching run from their oldest player, the Bills earned a 23-20 overtime win in Chicago on Sunday afternoon." - Mike Wilkening. Read more

USA Today
Comments: "In 2013, the Bears beat the Bengals to open Week 1. The Bears missed the playoffs, the Bengals won their division. In all, four of the 12 eventual playoff teams lost in Week 1 last year." - Chris Chase. Read more

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