You are what your record says you are, former Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells famously said.
But the Raiders insisted they did not consider the previously winless Bears a bunch of losers.
"When you turn the film on ... they are very good," Raiders quarterback Derek Carr said. "And I am not one to lie. They are a very good defense, very good front. Secondary has a lot of playmakers, very athletic in the secondary. So we knew it was going to be hard. ... A very good fight to the end, and it sure was."
The Raiders found themselves on the short end of a 22-20 decision Sunday at Soldier Field.
"This was just one of those old-fashioned NFL...