The Chicago Bears ended 2011 with an epic collapse. Once 7-3, their playoff dreams were crushed with injuries first to Jay Cutler, then to Matt Forte. With several offseason moves and a roster full of healthy talent, the Bears look to rebound in 2012.
The outlook is bright and expectations are high going into the fall, but the NFC North will be a battle week in and week out.
Here are five keys for the Bears success in the upcoming season.