Bears receivers out to prove something

By Andrew Seligman

Associated Press

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 11 2011 2:47 p.m. MST

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, right, and Greg Olsen watch teammates during NFL Football practice at Halas Hall, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, in Lake Forest, Ill. The Chicago Bears host the Seattle Seahawks in a second round playoff game on Sunday.

Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Earl Bennett has a chip on his shoulder and so do the rest of the Bears' receivers.

They're tired of hearing Chicago lacks a go-to target. All they know is the Bears are back in the playoffs for the first time in four years and will host Seattle on Sunday in a divisional game.

They believe they had something to do with that.

Bennett says "everyone in this room is a No. 1" and they'll continue to "prove everybody wrong."

If nothing else, the Bears' receivers have at least continued to develop this season while helping the Bears earn a first-round bye.

Johnny Knox has 51 catches for 960 yards, and Bennett has emerged as a threat on third downs.

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