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Panthers visit Bears team desperate for a win

Why to watch
Cam Newton gave one of the NFC North's top defenses some fits two weeks ago. Now he goes for his first road win. The Bears have to find a way to get more balanced offensively, so expect a heavy dose of Matt Forte early. Greg Olsen, once one of Jay Cutler's BFFs, returns to Chicago after being dealt to the Panthers in the offseason. The Bears are desperate for a win.

Inside story
Soldier Field is one of the slowest, and most disliked surfaces in the league. But after last week's slop-fest with the Jaguars, played in a monsoon on a puddle-laden field at Bank of America Stadium, no team should be more prepared for it than the Panthers. And Matt Forte, fighting for a new contract, can't be too pleased about the lack of running plays in Chicago's offense.

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