John Fox could finish career with Bears winless as favorite

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Head coach John Fox of the Chicago Bears looks on as his team takes on the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 29: Head coach John Fox of the Chicago Bears looks on as his team takes on the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 29, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) /
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Chicago Bears head coach John Fox might finish his career at an embarrassing 0-8 as a favorite straight up

We all know the tenure of John Fox as Chicago Bears head coach is going to end in two weeks. Now the question will be whether his streak as losing to teams he is supposed to beat will continue.

Let’s face it, John Fox has not won many games at all as the head coach of the Chicago Bears. However, what makes the losing so inexcusable is losing to the teams that you are favored against. In those situations, the Bears are 0-7 over the past three seasons. They have lost every single time.

On Sunday, the clash of two trends will come head to head in a fashion that only John Fox could create. Fox is 3-0 against AFC North opponents. As an underdog, his team pulled off wins against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals.

These three teams consistently rotate in and out of the playoffs. The Browns are consistently at the bottom of that division. Is it possible for Fox to beat the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens and lose to the Browns?

Because John Fox, absolutely.

Fox knows he is going to want to win this game to help him get job offers in the coming years. Yes, John Fox is likely going to get to coach another team after this. Still, he is going to play this game tight, knowing he cannot blow it to the Browns. This is likely to backfire on him, and force the team to lose on a conservative decision he made or a lost challenge. We will see if he can win for the first time when he is actually expected to win on Sunday.