Bears Set To Unleash, Attack Visiting Cowboys

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Oct 1, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers (90) in action against Dallas Cowboys tackle Tyron Smith (77) at Cowboys Stadium. The Bears beat the Cowboys 34-18. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

As the Dallas Cowboys enter a brutally cold Soldier Field on Monday night, the hosting Bears will await with a unique passion and fire boiling through their veins.

Early weather forecasts expect the temperature to reach single digits just after kickoff, with an additional double-digit wind as icing on top.  This certainly will be an ugly, freezing atmosphere surrounding a very physical ballgame.

The Cowboys must walk in ready to match a relentless Bears’ effort.  The urgency surrounding this game for Chicago is monumental.  In addition, there are talented, highly motivated ex-Cowboys littering the field in black and red.

There will also be a solid QB seeking to cement his starting role and prove something for personal reasons, regardless of which one opens the show.

Let’s take a closer look at each of those relevant aspects, and the intense battle awaiting the men in silver and blue.

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  • SmartThinking

    A well researched, thoughtful article that actually provided me with information I did not previously know. Well done!

  • Old Frog

    I assume one of the reasons the Cowboys signed Clutts was insurance in case Ratliff plays like his old self.