After the ultimate horn plumbed on the Bears’ signature win of the season thus far — a 31-24 trouncing of the Cowboys that wasn’t as shut because the final score — and every one the proprietary ‘Club Dub’ celebrations had ended, a subdued, resolute and centered room remained.
These are not the 2018 Bears — notwithstanding however decisive and dynamic Mitch Trubisky was tonight; notwithstanding the fits the team’s depleted front seven gave one among the foremost proficient offensive lines within the league; notwithstanding the balanced arrange of attack deployed by Matt Nagy, or that they are currently one game nearer to an unbelievable run to the playoffs.
Three weeks past, this team had been virtually unemployed by the bigger Chicago trustworthy. and maybe that was honest. In year 2 of the Nagy-Trubisky coach-quarterback pairing, the team was on pace to regress in barely concerning each class you may conjure — most significantly wins. Now, they are 7-6, above .500, and only 1.5 games behind the Vikings for the No. six seed within the NFC (with a pairing against them looming in Week 17).