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Shattering underwhelming expectations

Updated: September 21, 2010, 11:14 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Bears are 2-0 and the prevailing chatter du jour is that: No One Saw This Coming.

Of the "experts" who predicted the outcome for the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times and ESPNChicago, only two picked the Bears to beat Dallas, which opened as a 9 to 9½-point favorite, the second-highest spread of the weekend, eclipsed only by Green Bay over Buffalo.

Why was everyone so virulently anti-Bears? It's not hard to figure out. We were blinded by a technicality-aided ...

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