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Tales from the Tape: Paea's Presence

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Stephen Paea doesn't fill the stat sheet but he's the main reason the Bears have been dominant against the run. We break down three plays that demonstrate Paea's impact versus the run.

When folks consider the Chicago Bears defense, most begin with Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs and Julius Peppers. In the secondary, Tim Jennings, Charles Tillman and Major Wright are having great seasons, while the pass rush has been absolutely dominant all year. Through five weeks, Chicago's defense has carried the team to a 4-1 record. They currently rank third in the league in points allowed...

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