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No extra pressure for Bears offense going into Sunday's game at Minnesota

  • Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, right, catches a 3-yard touchdown pass as St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins defends during the second quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, right, catches a 3-yard touchdown pass as St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins defends during the second quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush, right, scores on a 1-yard run past St. Louis Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis (55) and safety T.J. McDonald during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush, right, scores on a 1-yard run past St. Louis Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis (55) and safety T.J. McDonald during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

The Chicago Bears offensive players say they do not feel any extra pressure going into Sunday's game.

With a defense ranked last in the league against the run and a road game against the Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson, the Bears' offense is trying to help the team get a win in a key division game.

"When you're part of a team, everybody is pulling their weight and doing what they can do to get their job done," quarterback Josh McCown said.

"And when one side maybe doesn't perform as well as they'd like to, it's not the mark of a good team or a great team to look at that (struggling) side (of the ball) and say, 'well, that's why.'"

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