Bears win against the Giants is a win

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Don't get me wrong. I'm happy the Bears are 4-2 sitting atop of the NFC North after the Lions lose to the AFC North leading Browns. You might not be impressed with how the Bears seemingly squeaked by the Giants but make not mistake about it, a win is a win.

The Giants have historically started out slow under Tom Coughlin, just not this slow. Coughlin has seemingly lost his team and will probably be out after this year, unless he quits on the team, which I doubt is happening. Despite the slow start, his teams have always found a way to win and have two Super Bowl rings in the past six seasons. Because of this, you can't count this win against a winless team as less of an accomplishment as any other win.

Good teams beat bad teams and a good Bears team beat a bad Giants team. The Bears won despite not playing a good game in all three phases. Outside of the 4th and 2 blunder after the Zack Bowman pick, Jay Cutler wasn't sacked, Matt Forte had 25 touches, and the offense didn't turnover the ball.

The defense and the special teams, on the other hand, continue to be a work in progress. The defensive line didn't get any pressure on Eli Manning and got pushed around by a suspect offensive line. The return game failed to produce and give the Bears any kind of advantage.

With 10 days before their game against the Redskins, let's see what this team learns about itself and how Marc Trestman rallies the team.

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