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6 ways the Bears did not completely waste your time Sunday

If you watched Cubs-Cardinals on Sunday instead of Bears-Cowboys, you probably slept better. The Bears trailed Dallas 24-3 at halftime and never really threatened to take the lead, eventually losing 31-17 and stumbling to an 0-3 record. Still, because there are 13 more of these games, let's look...

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