4 Bold predictions for Chicago Bears vs Las Vegas Raiders Week 7

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2. DeMarcus Walker will give the Chicago Bears a sack against the Las Vegas Raiders

The hottest pass rusher on the Chicago Bears is not Yannick Ngakoue but rather DeMarcus Walker. Walker has 1.5 sacks compared to two for Ngakoue, but this may be the week that changes. First, Walker has more pressure and a higher pass-rush win rate than Ngakoue.

Walker is hotter and has ten pressures in his last two weeks, while Ngakoue had his worst game on Sunday. That is in part because he played against Christian Darrisaw, but this week, Ngakoue will see a lot of Kolton Miller, so he could get blanked again.

On the flipside, the Raiders have been rotating their right tackle between Jermaine Eluemenor and Thayer Munford. They have not found a winner yet, as neither is setting themselves apart. So, Walker is in the much easier matchup and has been the better rusher. With a potential backup quarterback, the Chicago Bears have to find some sacks. It is easier to think of DeMarcus Walker getting one this week.