Three bold predictions for Chicago Bears against Atlanta Falcons in Week 17

The Chicago Bears could have a big day defensively

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The Bears defense forces three interceptions

The Falcons have struggled at quarterback all season long.

Desmond Ridder was the starter for the bulk of the season. After going 6-6, the Falcons decided to move in a different direction and promoted Taylor Heinicke to lead the team down the stretch. He guided the Falcons to a 29-10 victory last weekend against the Indianapolis Colts, but he'll be playing a Bears defense that's drastically improved over the season.

While it took some time, the Bears are finally looking like a solid team defensively. They're forcing more turnovers over the second half of the season.

It's entirely possible the Bears defense grabs three interceptions against Heinicke. With how the Bears defense has been playing, especially in the first half of games, it would be no surprise.

The Bears secondary is an underrated unit across the league. Defensive Backs Jaylon Johnson, Jaquan Brisker, and Eddie Jackson have all proven they can force turnovers. Rookie Tyrique Stevenson might also be able to grab an interception.