The Chicago Bears are hoping to spoil the Detroit Lions’ hopes for an NFC North title as they face them at home in Week 16.
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The Chicago Bears suffered another embarrassing loss on Monday Night Football as they fell, 31-15, to the New Orleans Saints. The score didn’t fully illustrate how poorly the Bears played. They will look to play spoiler against the Detroit Lions, who are contending for an NFC North title.
Quarterback Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes in garbage time, but he also had three interceptions to increase his total amount of turnovers to a league-leading 24.
As a result of a dreadful season and the Bears falling to 5-9, Cutler has been benched in favor of Jimmy Clausen. Clausen had been benched by the Carolina Panthers for Cam Newton, but he will receive a second chance.
The defense will also need to step up after another game with over 30 points allowed.
Meanwhile, the Lions allowed 17 points or less for the third consecutive game by holding the Minnesota Vikings to 14 points.
The defense held strong after the Lions stormed back from a 14-0 deficit, and kicker Matt Prater made the winning field goal.
The offense should have an easier time putting points on the board against a weak Bears defense after facing an underrated Vikings defense.
Prediction: Lions 31, Bears 17View poll on FanMob