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Sunday School: What We Learned

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Not many people expected the Chicago Bears to be in contention in 2008, including this humbled sports writer, but suddenly things are looking up for head coach Lovie Smith and Co. Here are five things we learned about the Midway Monsters after a strong 29-13 win over the Colts on Sunday.

1. Forte is everything Benson wasn't in a running back Matt Forte was nothing short of sensational in his professional debut on Sunday Night Football, running wild for 123 yards on 23 carries. The second-round draft pick from Tulane took the air out of brand new Lucas Oil Stadium with a 50-yard touchdown scamper in the first quarter, and he moved the chains repeatedly by banging inside the... Recommended Stories