Bears, Bucs take big NFC tilt abroad

Why to watch
The annual trek to London -- soon to be more than just a one-off -- has not provided much aesthetic appeal in recent years, but this one has potential. The Bucs missed out on the playoffs due to tiebreakers a year ago and know how important an NFC game like this could be.

Inside story
Do the Bears have the speed on D to keep up with some of the things the Bucs can pull off? Does Brian Urlacher spy Josh Freeman? Julius Peppers has a long history of great clashes with Bucs left tackle Donald Penn from his time in Carolina. Oh, and will Matt Forte ask to be paid in British pounds when he meets the media over there? The conversion rate would work in his favor.

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