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.
Calvin Johnson had two second-half touchdown receptions, Reggie Bush rushed for 105 yards and the Detroit Lions beat Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears 21-19 on Sunday in a key matchup of NFC North rivals.
As expected. Jay Cutler will start at quarterback against the Lions, while Shea McClellin sits out with a hamstring injury.
Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.