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Plenty of season left after the Texans

LB Lance Briggs (Rob Grabowski/USP)

There's been a lot of talk about Sunday's game against the Texans being a measuring stick for the Bears, yet win or lose, Chicago's fate this year isn't tied to this one contest.

The Chicago Bears and Houston Texans face off this weekend in the biggest marquee matchup of the NFL season so far. Both teams are 7-1, with each about to begin their push for home field advantage in the playoffs. It is only the sixth time since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger that two teams with one or fewer loss have met in Week 10 or later. "You have two 7-1 teams coming in," said Lance Briggs. "It's... Recommended Stories

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