For the second year in a row, the Bears will enter Week 17 with a chance to clinch a playoff berth.
The Bears’ 54-11 loss to the Eagles Sunday night was nothing short of an epic meltdown on national television. And the performance was especially disturbing given what was at stake.
Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, LeSean McCoy ran for two scores and the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Chicago Bears 54-11 on Sunday night in a matchup of first-place teams with opposite stakes.
The Bears got the help they needed Sunday afternoon and are now in position to win the NFC North with a win over the Eagles tonight.
The status of injured Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs will remain uncertain until just before game time Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Most coaches enter games with some idea of how many points their team might need to score to win, based on multiple factors including how equipped their defense is to stop the other guys.
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.