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They Said It: Week 7


Following the Bears' 17-3 win over Carolina in Week 7, take a look at what writers around the country are saying about the team.
"Eddie Jackson: 14 points. Carolina Panthers: 3 points. The Bears rookie safety was Johnny-on-the-spot in the first half and the only player to hit the end zone in Chicago on Sunday." – Kevin Patra
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Pro Football Talk
"Eddie Jackson returned a fumble 75 yards for a touchdown and later picked off Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for a 76-yard touchdown in Chicago's 17-3 victory. The NFL says that Jackson is the first player in NFL history with two defensive touchdowns of at least 75 yards in the same game." – Josh Alper
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The Ringer
"Basically, all John Fox asked Mitchell Trubisky and his offense to do was not turn the ball over. The offense managed to avoid interceptions and fumbles, and Chicago's defense took care of the rest, limiting the Panthers to just a second-quarter field goal." – Danny Kelly
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CBS Sports
"The Bears were the first team since 2011 to win a game despite completing five passes or less, and in a twist of fate that's almost too impossible to believe, John Fox was also the winning coach in that game (Broncos 17-10 over Chiefs)." – John Breech
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Chicago Tribune
"Danny Trevathan's sack was the start of an impressive day for the Bears pass rush in a dominant 17-3 win. Staying aggressive yet disciplined, the Bears recorded five sacks on Newton — by six players. Akiem Hicks, Leonard Floyd and Pernell McPhee got in on the act. Eddie Goldman and Mitch Unrein split a second-quarter sack." – Dan Wiederer
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Charlotte Observer
"Eddie Jackson's two returns, for a combined 151 yards and two touchdowns, were the difference. The Bears entered the game No. 31 in the NFL in turnover differential. Jackson became the first player in NFL history to have two defensive touchdown returns of 75 yards or more in a game." – Jourdan Rodrigue
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