Bottom line: Great to see Bears football

CHICAGO -- Besides the Soldier Field turf holding up against the precipitous "northern climate" that stadium general manager Tim LeFevour keeps bringing up, the best thing about the Chicago Bears' first preseason game is that it's over.

The Bears won 10-3, ending a four-game preseason losing streak. We all like to decry the meaning of a preseason game, especially the first and last ones, but it was pleasing to all to see football back at Soldier Field.

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