Bears escape with promise

With progress on offense, win over Bills gives Chicago momentum -- and a little relief

Updated: November 7, 2010, 9:28 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

TORONTO -- Chicago gripped jubilation tightly, holding it back for something truly worthy of celebrating hard.

The Bears escaped the winless Buffalo Bills 22-19 at the Rogers Centre, delivering on promises for more offensive balance, better play calling from coordinator Mike Martz, in addition to improvements in protection, consistency on third downs and fewer mistakes from quarterback Jay Cutler.

But let's face it: Chicago isn't a division-winning, playoff-caliber team. The fact the ...

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