LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears could breathe a little easier this week even if their quarterback was having some trouble.
CAROLINA (1-5) At CHICAGO (5-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE - Bears by 7 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Carolina 2-4; Chicago 4-2
SERIES RECORD - Bears lead 4-3
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions are counting on three players to make up for the loss of receiver Nate Burleson.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler plans to treat Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers like any other, even with bruised ribs.