Fifteen weeks in the books, yet only four playoff tickets – Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, and Indianapolis – have been punched. With two weeks remaining, 19 teams are left in contention for a Super Bowl run.
Bears fans have come to know their first-year coach is one who is willing to take risks.
Our experts make their picks for Sunday’s Bears game in Philadelphia.
Lance Briggs has not been medically cleared yet, but that is expected to happen before Sunday.
Depending on what happens late Sunday afternoon in Detroit and Green Bay, Bears head coach Marc Trestman may elect to rest some key starters against the Eagles on Sunday night.
Once the Eagles shift into high gear and run their up-tempo, no huddle offense, they put a defense on its heels, both from a fatigue and assignment standpoint.
You don’t have to dig too deep into the matchup to understand why LeSean McCoy can’t wait until Sunday night.
The month of December pumped new life into several teams including the Bears, setting up important games in the final two weeks of the regular season.
With only three playoff tickets punched, 25 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
As the season heads down the home stretch, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos appear to be on a collision course to play in the Super Bowl Feb. 2 at (snow-covered) MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The Bears’ win over the Cowboys on Monday night has apparently caught the attention of the NFL.
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.
Entering Week 13, 24 teams remain in or within one game of a playoff bid.
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.
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.
Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.
Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.
When deciding between two players week in and week out, you should take many things into account, but the decisive factor should most always be match-up.
And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.