It turns out that I was right. The Bears had a sluggish first half but then came out firing in the second half. Jay Cutler had a slow start but picked things up as the game went on.
The Bears receivers were open more often than a bar on Rush Street. The running game was solid, and the offensive line did just enough to move things along.
The kicking game also especially played a part early on in the game.
Toward the end of the game, the Bears would have pity on the Jacksonville Jaguars. They pulled the starters out during the final three minutes or so.
The only issue I had with the Bears on Sunday were the penalties and the lack of a kick-return game by Devin Hester.
Instead of running straight ahead, he tried to dodge tacklers by going east and west. Obviously, that didn't work.
But despite those flaws, the Bears were flawless in every other aspect of the game during the second half.
The Bears needed to get this win heading into the bye week. They will face Detroit in a Monday night encounter in two weeks.
But for now, let's take a look at the five players who made the biggest difference on Sunday...