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Huddle up: Bears facing 0-4 hole for first time since 2000

Huddle up: Bears facing 0-4 hole for first time since 2000

The NFL did the Bears few favors when it scheduled the new regime to open the season with three straight opponents that made the playoffs last season. Perhaps the Bears would have started 0-3 regardless of their extensive injury woes, but that's behind them now.

This week, a beatable but ascending Raiders team visits Soldier Field riding momentum of their first road victory in 12 tries. The Bears, meanwhile, need a victory to avoid their first four-game losing streak to start a season since 2000.

Here's a snapshot of Sunday's game:

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