Chicago Bears Gameday: 3 Keys to victory over the Cleveland Browns

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The Chicago Bears as a team need to continue to win the turnover battle

Perhaps the most encouraging part of the Bears' play in recent weeks is the focus on turnovers, a pillar in Eberflus's H.I.T.S.'s principle. Offensively, the team has done a great job of limiting turnovers, as Fields has thrown no interceptions since returning from injury. Fields' two late fumbles against the Minnesota Vikings ultimately account for two of the team's three total turnovers on offense over this span.

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Limiting turnovers on offense allows drives to end with some variety of a kick, which either leads to points or a potentially massive change in field position. It can also lead to longer drives, something that the Bears have seemed to put together with ease in recent weeks, which in turn tires the opponents' defense throughout the game.

Defensively, the Bears are second best across the league at forcing interceptions and are one of seven teams to have two players (Jaylon Johnson, Tremaine Edmunds) with three or more interceptions. Over just their last three games, the defense has recorded nine interceptions, pushing their turnovers forced to 11 over that time period.

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Forcing turnovers on defense will only further put the offense in a good field position, which can be crucial if the offense is struggling to move the ball down the field on their opponent. The Bears have found success this season when they dominate the turnover battle, and it will be a key component Sunday against one of the league's more sound units.