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Can Bears win more than 7 games? Optimist vs. pessimist

Can Bears win more than 7 games? Optimist vs. pessimist

The Bears finished 2014 in a disorienting tailspin. They lost their final five games, finished 5-11 and failed to make the playoffs for the seventh time in eight seasons. The implosion triggered major changes at Halas Hall, starting with the overhaul of the front office and coaching staff. So it's little wonder that oddsmakers aren't exactly revving up the Bears bandwagon. As training camp closes in, the Bears hold 60-1 odds to win Super Bowl 50. And the over/under for their victory total sits at 7. What's on tap for 2015? A surprise resurgence? Another season with double-digit losses? Our Bears insiders weigh in. Seven reasons to take the over (by Dan Wiederer) 1....

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