When the year began for the Chicago Bears, Earl Bennett didn't have much of a role in the receiver…
Bennett Feels the Vandy Connection
For wide receiver Earl Bennett, Sunday's 31-26 win over the Eagles, which moved his team to 8-3 and atop the NFC North, was all about the Bears' self image. "There are those who are going to focus on the stats now that we are in sole possession of the lead in our division," Bennett said in the locker room after the game. "That's fine. But for us, it's about the effort and the emotion. We feel that we're not only the best team in the NFC but the best team in the NFL. We can get this done. Laugh if you want to when I say that, and I know that some people will, but that's the truth as we see it. It's the way we view ourselves, both as individuals and as a team." Bennett may well have a point, as the Bears' four consecutive victories over the Bills, Vikings, Dolphins and now the Eagles have matched them up against some of the strongest offenses and defenses in the league. "We heard so much about the Eagles' offense coming into the game," said Bennett. "They were No. 1, they were...
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