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The way the Bears have played this year it was a no brainer their best player so far was a defensive player. The dilemma was to choose one standout on the unit. Then when you look you can't help but see Charles Tillman standout.
Last season was Charles Tillman's first year as a Pro-Bowl player. Playing the way he is now they will be forced to invite him back. Tillman has two interceptions, both for touchdowns and three forced fumbles. He has been a lock down corner frustrating big league talents like Calvin Johnson, Jordy Nelson and Dez Bryant.
Tillman's play has allowed guys like Tim Jennings, Chris Conte and Major Wright to excel in other areas. Him being the anchor and leader of the secondary has had the unit playing at a very high level when they were looked at as a question mark coming into the season.
What sealed the deal for Tillman was his play on Calvin Johnson. There are a very limited amount of corners in the league who have the confidence and ability to do what he did to one of the best in football. His play was magnificent and has been the entire season.
Have the spotlight on you week in and week out of going up against a number one receiver and be able to shine then you deserve the crown. Without Charles Tillman the Bears are not on top of the division and he has been the team's best player so far.