For the first time in weeks, the Bears sit atop the NFC North in the AP’s NFL Power Rankings.
The Bears are now in sole possession of first place in the NFC North.
Justin Tucker’s career-long 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds left lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions in a Monday night matchup with major playoff implications.
By winning back-to-back games for the first time since September, the Bears have greatly increased their chances of making the playoffs.
With only three playoff tickets punched, 25 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
The Chicago Bears are going to have an opportunity to make the playoffs as the NFC North champions.
LeSean McCoy rushed for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by Jeremy Ross to beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 in blizzard conditions Sunday.
With four games remaining, 29 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
The AP NFL Power Rankings are in for Week 14, and it’s not good for the NFC North.
Entering Week 13, 24 teams remain in or within one game of a playoff bid.
Matthew Stafford made up for some mistakes with three touchdown passes, including one to Calvin Johnson, to help the Detroit Lions score 37 straight points after an awful start to beat the Green Bay Packers 40-10 on Thursday.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
Heading into Week 12, 23 teams are either in or within one game of a playoff bid. A marquee matchup between two old foes is rekindled on Sunday night.
A win on Sunday over the Ravens did little to improve the Bears’ standing in the AP NFL Power Rankings.
Ten weeks in the books and 23 teams remain in or within one-and-a-half games of a playoff bid. Week 11 is highlighted by two marquee, prime time matchups.
Adam Hoge breaks down the Bears’ loss to the Lions Sunday.
Josh McCown is set to start his second game of the season for the Bears this Sunday.
The Bears may have gotten a little too fancy in the game’s most crucial moment.
Something didn’t add up Sunday at Soldier Field.