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Postgame Perspective: Bears move into first place with impressive road win

“It’s hard to explain the feeling that we have in this locker room, the 5-1 [record] for our team right now,” Nagy said. “That’s not easy to do. I told our guys that we’re fighters. We have a bunch of fighters on this team, guys that fight to the end in all three phases. Can we be better on offense? Absolutely. But our defense and our special teams, I thought, really played well and put us in great situations.”

The three takeaways by the Bears defense were a season high. The final one preserved the win as safety DeAndre Houston-Carson produced a late game-saving play for the second straight week, registering his first career interception on a Teddy Bridgewater pass with 1:28 remaining.

In addition, the NFL’s No. 1 red-zone defense forced the Panthers to twice settle for field goals in the first half after Carolina had first-and-goal at the 7 and 3. Read from source….