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Bears/Falcons Rapid Reaction

LB Brian Urlacher (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

The Chicago Bears just finished their first game of the season, a 30-12 win over the visiting Atlanta Falcons. Here are a few things I noticed from the press box at Soldier Field.

It wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say that almost no one expected the Bears to blow out the visiting Atlanta Falcons by 18 points in the season opener. Yet that's exactly what happened. On a beautiful day in Chicago, the Monsters of the Midway stormed out of the gate picking up a big home win against a quality opponent. The near consensus amongst the national media was that the Bears, who... Recommended Stories