Through seven weeks, the Bears have played the toughest schedule in the NFC.
The record of the Bears' first seven opponents is 25-17 (.595). The Cowboys and 49ers (19-13, .594) are next. For what it's worth, the unbeaten Packers have played teams with a combined record of 18-22 (.450).
Five of the Bears' seven opponents are over .500 -- the Packers (7-0), Lions (5-2), Saints (5-2), Falcons (4-3) and Buccaneers (4-3). The Bears also have played the Panthers (2-5) and Vikings (1-6).
Through seven weeks, the Buffalo Bills have played the toughest schedule in the NFL. They're six opponents are a combined 20-11 (.645) against the rest of the NFL. The Bears are second.