They’re also looking in at the 6-6 Dallas Cowboys who currently hold the fourth seed in the NFC.
That makes tonight’s game between the Cowboys and the 6-6 Chicago Bears extremely relevant to the 2020 NFL Playoffs. A win for Dallas wouldn’t clinch that #4 seed, but a loss would leave the door wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiide open for Philly.
Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett is firmly on a hot seat and might have already clinched his ouster with the loss on Thanksgiving to the Buffalo Bills.
For the Bears on the other hand, they’re nearly on to the offseason thanks to the Green Bay Packers’ 9-3 record that has just about sealed off the Bears from the NFC North race. The second season for QB Mitchell Trubisky under Head Coach Matt Nagy has not gone well (at all) on offense leading some Bears fans worried about the future of their historic franchise.
Cowboys-Bears. Thursday Night Football. Desperation.