Chicago Bears Playoffs: Let’s Pump the Brakes on Playoff Talk

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Nov 15, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Bears head coach John Fox claps for his team as they play the St. Louis Rams during the first half at the Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears are flying high after back to back road wins and pulling their record to 4-5, but the buzz Monday morning after the 37-13 win over the Rams includes the P word.  Yup, some people are crazy enough to be talking Chicago Bears PLAYOFFS!?!?! (in your best Jim Mora voice) for the 2015 Chicago Bears.  That includes right tackle Kyle Long, who thinks the Bears can make a playoff push.  As happy and excited as I am for the resurgent Bears, let’s just tap the brakes for a second on the playoff talk and put our feet firmly back on the ground.

“We’re going to make a run at the playoffs,”

All due respect to Kyle and the rest of the “experts” who are starting to talk playoffs, but let’s take an objective look at the Bears chances.

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