Khalil Mack is the best player on the Chicago Bears, and it isn't particularly close. He also provides some of the team's best one-liners.
Mack, who said shortly after Chicago's 16-6 victory over the Vikings that he's already looking forward to facing his former team next week in the Bears' game against the Raiders in London, acknowledged that Week 4's win over Minnesota was huge for the season-long battle in the NFC North.
"A dog that poop fast don't poop for long," Mack said from Soldier Field. "It's a good division, there's gonna be a lot of games we gotta win down the stretch, but the most important one is the next one. We can't be watching what's going on too much."
Point taken, Khalil.
The Bears began Week 4 with questions about whether they were a legitimate contender after two uninspiring games to start the season against the Packers and Broncos, and a generally incomplete performance against the Redskins, even though they won by a wide margin. Sunday's beatdown of the Vikings answered many of those concerns and has Chicago's standing in the NFC North on the rise. They're currently 0.5 games behind the Packers and are in position to enter their bye week (Week 6) in sole possession of first place.
"We warming up man, we warming up. We warming up," Mack said of the defense. "I'm looking forward to next week already."