Bears vs Eagles: Week 16 BGO Staff Picks and Predictions

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Dec 15, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) throws during the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Tooch (6-7)

Sunday night’s game could easily be the most difficult to predict this entire season.  Assuming neither team rests any players, I think the Eagles’ offense will simply be too much for the Bears to handle.  LeSean McCoy is trying to cap off perhaps his best season as a pro and will be able to significantly add to his numbers on Sunday night.  Combine that with the strong play of Nick Foles and Desean Jackson and I see Philly putting up big points on the (former) Monsters of the Midway.

Eagles 31 – Bears 27

Elijah Zelonky (7-7)

I’m going all in. I think Jay Cutler will deliver under pressure and the Bears will find a way to win.

Bears 34 – Eagles 28

Cameron Curtis (6-8)

Dec 15, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) walks off the field after defeating the Cleveland Browns 38-31 at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

This should be a close game.  The teams are very evenly matched and it should be a high scoring affair.  Seriously, I think 70 combined points and 1000 yards of combined offense are conservative estimates in this one.  The irony is not lost on me that my record in these picks would be better had I just picked the Bears to win every week, but I’ve learned my lesson.

Bears 40 – Eagles 38   

Michael Praser (7-7)

I believe. I truly believe that the Bears are going to win this game on Sunday night. So far this year, the Bears have won all of their prime time games and I think that they will continue that trend and beat the Eagles on Sunday night. The Eagles defense isn’t the greatest, and neither is the Bears. I think with the possibility of Lance Briggs coming back and Jeremiah Ratliff getting better every week, the Bears will have the slight edge. Lets hope for a Green Bay and Detroit meltdown Sunday afternoon so that the Bears can play to clinch the North. I really thought the season was over after that Vikings loss.

Bears 36 – Eagles 28