Where has this been all season?

Bears' win proves more were possible this season

Updated: December 29, 2009, 9:58 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

The question is asked each week of Bears head coach Lovie Smith with variations on the theme. But always, it gets the same response.

Nine times this season, it has been, "What went wrong and why?" On Tuesday, it was "What went right and why?" and more specifically, which ingredient in the Bears' overtime victory over Minnesota was missing in those nine other games?

"Someone else has to be an expert on that," Smith said. "If we knew those things, every team would be undefeated ...

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