ESPN: #21 (Last year: #23)
Analysis, I’m not buying the Mike Martz-Jay Cutler marriage so far. Are you?
Pro Football Weekly: #18 (Last year: #23)
Analysis, Serious concerns about development of the offense.
NFL.com: #27 (Last year: #23)
Analysis, Jay Cutler will be much better, but will the running game and offensive line improve too? It also hurts to have defensive uncertainties in this division.
CBS Sports: #22 (Last year: 24)
Analysis, Jay Cutler will be under a ton of scrutiny. Can he handle it? Can he co-exist with Mike Martz? Or will this be a disaster and the end of Lovie Smith?
Fox Sports: #21 (Last year: #23)
Analysis, With Peppers hopefully sufficiently motivated, Brian Urlacher healthy and Jay Cutler trying to do his Kurt Warner impression under Mike Martz, the Bears are hoping for a big playoff push in 2010. The biggest key may be RB Matt Forte getting help with Chester Taylor signed to give him a hand in carrying the ball.