After two straight losses, one of which was disappointing, the Chicago Bears now find themselves with a record of 3-3 and sitting in last place in the NFC North. Now, the Chicago Bears must get ready to face the New York Jets, a team that is currently on a two-game win streak.
There’s no doubt that the Chicago Bears battled hard against the Patriots, but were unable to capitalize on key opportunities at critical moments in the game. However, a young Bears team did learn a lesson: All three phases (offense, defense, and special teams) must execute flawlessly in order to win in the NFL.
As the Bears now get ready to play host to the New York Jets and Sam Darnold, it’s clear that this is a make-or-break game for the Bears. With a win, the Bears will likely have their groove back before heading to Buffalo to face the Bills in Week Nine. However lose and all of a sudden, this team is likely facing questions than answers.
Each week, we’ll be previewing the Bears regular season matchup. Additionally, we’ll examine what the Bears must do to win. What are the key players on the opposing team that the Bears will need to stop? Each week, will the offense or defense make a bigger impact?