NFL Power Rankings: What do the experts think of the .500 Bears?

Asia's Tech News Daily

The Chicago Bears had another disjointed performance on offense against the Green Bay Packers, but they were still in the game midway through the fourth quarter.

© Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

But then Aaron Rodgers happened.

If the Packers truly are on some kind of Last Dance farewell tour, then this could be the final time that we see Rodgers wearing the green and gold in Soldier Field. And to that I say — It can’t come soon enough — because Rodgers has owned the Bears in going 22-5 including the playoffs, which is more wins than he has against any other team. Yes, even more than against the Lions.

The Bears are next scheduled to face Green Bay at Lambeau Field on Sunday Night, December 12, which is following the Packers’ bye week, so that could be another rough one, but it could also be the last time we ever see Rodgers playing for the Packers.

Here’s the schedule before the Bears play that week 14 game;

So could the Bears still be alive for a playoff spot?

Let’s find out what the experts think about the Bears after 6 weeks as we run through some Power Rankings. is holding the Bears steady at 23.

Not enough offense. It’s been a common lament around the Bears for — well, pretty much forever, it feels like. And it was the easiest way to explain another loss to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Chicago actually got out of the gates quickly with a Justin Fields-led scoring drive to start the game, but the Bill Lazor attack went cold after that. When a Darnell Mooney touchdown catch pulled the Bears within a field goal in the fourth quarter, Rodgers marched the Packers 75 yards on seven plays for the clinching touchdown — capped with a viral moment that left Bears fans praying the rocky Rodgers/Packers marriage disintegrates in totality after this season.

ESPN has the Bears down three to 19th overall.

Week 1 confidence rating: 2.0

How it’s going now: 4.8

The Bears are a better team than they showed in Week 1 versus the Rams, but this past Sunday’s loss to the visiting Packers reinforced the fact that Chicago struggles to beat quality opponents. My 4.8 rating might seem a tad harsh, but the Bears (3-3) are at Tampa Bay (5-1) next week. Matt Nagy’s team could be back to below .500 in the blink of an eye. The rating accurately reflects that. — Jeff Dickerson

Sports Illustrated also has the Bears at 19 this week.

Just like in 2018, it’s going to take this defense forcing multiple turnovers and dominating every week in order for the Bears to stay in the playoff hunt. It’s an organization that seems bizarrely uninterested in quality quarterback play.

That last sentence though…

Someone want to tell SI the Bears traded up for a QB last draft? I’d imagine the plan is for Fields to give them quality QB play eventually.

The Sporting News has it like this.

19. Chicago Bears 3-3 (15)

The Bears got some better play from their key rookies, Justin Fields and Khalil Herbert, to make the Packers sweat. But they need more firepower as their defense still has plenty of key holes.

CBS Sports dropped the Bears six spots to 19.

Justin Fields has had some flashes, but he is too inconsistent to win each week right now. There will be growing pains with rookie starters – and he’s having some.

Here’s how Yahoo Sports has it.

21. Chicago Bears (3-3, LW: 21)

In a loss, rookie running back Khalil Herbert was a bright spot. He had 112 total yards and a touchdown. The Bears’ sixth-round draft pick looked very good. He’s another example of why it’s bad business to invest a lot in the running back position.

USA Today has the Bears in the top half of the league.

16. Bears (14): Rookie QB Justin Fields has now started four games … so what next to animate the league’s worst overall offense?

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related


Basket – NBA – Portland : McCollum souffre d'un pneumothorax

© Panoramic cj mccollum 04122021 portland trail blazers contre boston celtics Ce mardi, via son compte Twitter officiel, la franchise des Trail Blazers de Portland a indiqué que son arrière ... Read more »

Streaming, compos, chaine TV… Tout savoir sur Wolfsburg – Lille / Ligue des champions (phase de poules)

Le LOSC joue sa qualification pour les 8es de finale de la Ligue des champions ce mercredi à Wolfsburg (21h). Les compos, la chaîne télé et le stream. © Fournis ... Read more »

Ligue des champions: Lille peut écrire une des plus belles pages de son histoire

© FRANCOIS LO PRESTI © 2019 AFP L’attaquant de Lille Burak Yilmaz (c) vient d’ouvrir la marque contre Nantes, le 27 novembre 2021 à Villeneuve-d’Ascq Leader inattendu de son groupe ... Read more »

Pfizer antibodies may only partially protect against omicron, early study suggests

A clinician prepares a dose of a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in west London (Daniel Leal/AFP via Getty Images) The neutralising antibody response generated by the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine may be ... Read more »

Real Madrid have ‘informal agreement in place' for Rüdiger — report

© Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images According to a report yesterday from the Independent, Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger is ‘moving closer’ to an exit from Stamford Bridge. His brother/agent Sahr ... Read more »

In reversal, appeals court restores firearms evidence against alleged RI gang leader

PROVIDENCE — A federal appeals court panel this week restored key evidence in the government's case against an alleged gang leader accused of being a felon in possession of a ... Read more »

'Pharma Bro' firm reaches $40 million settlement as Shkreli faces trial

Martin Shkreli, best known for drug price-gouging and a snarky online persona, still faces an antitrust trial over his alleged role in masterminding a plot to jack up prices for life-saving drug Daraprim. Read more »

Les fans n'en reviennent pas: l'OM met en vente des accessoires à l'effigie... du PSG (photo)

© Fournis par RTL sport Les fans n’en reviennent pas: l’OM met en vente des accessoires à l’effigie… du PSG (photo) L’OM s’est offert un petit bad buzz, hier en ... Read more »

Antoine Griezmann : "Je suis fier d'être de retour"

Avec un but et une passe décisive, l’attaquant français a été le grand artisan de la qualification de l’Atlético Madrid, vainqueur sur la pelouse du FC Porto (3-1) ce mardi, ... Read more »

Australian Open bestätigen Djokovic als Teilnehmer, Serena Williams sagt ab

© Foto: AFP/Khan Melbourne – Die Organisatoren der Australian Open haben den Weltranglistenersten Novak Djokovic als Teilnehmer des Grand-Slam-Turniers in Melbourne bestätigt. Der Serbe stehe neben der Tennis-Weltranglistenersten Ashley Barty ... Read more »

Medical abortion Q&A: Are abortion pills safe? Can I get out-of-state prescription? Your questions, answered

More people could turn to the use of medically prescribed abortion pills in the United States as restrictions to abortion access continue to kick in across the country. While the ... Read more »

Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot shows his classy side as he invites 12-year-old fan 'who was struck by coin thrown by Arsenal fans' to next home game after young supporter had to leave Old Trafford early to go to A&E

A young fan attending Old Trafford for the first time was struck by a coin The 12-year-old Man United supporter suffered a gash in the disabled stand His father took him to A&E and he slammed Arsenal fans on Twitter afterwardsUtd defender Diogo Dalot tweeted to invite them to the club's next home game   Read more »

Yorkshire Cricket accused of ignoring players in the county's Asian community for decades and failing to promote talented youngsters as MPs say club's lack of engagement 'smacks of racism'

DCMS committee has continued its inquiry into allegations of racism in cricket Evidence from Azeem Rafiq last month claimed sport is 'institutionally racist' Now MPs have found evidence that Yorkshire CCC failed to engage with local Asian players for decades, and cricketers say potential stars 'lost in the pipeline'ECB stats show that Asian players are less likely to progress to First Class game  Read more »

Dal Sudafrica a Stoccolma, l'ingegnere folignate fugge da Omicron ma l'odissea non è finita

© Anthology Il palazzo reale a Stoccolma FOLIGNO Dieci giorni di batticuore, ma alla fine Fabio De Gaetano, ce l’ha fatta. L’ingegnere folignate si è lasciato alle spalle il Sudafrica ... Read more »

Firenze 1931 va sempre a tutto gas

Firenze Rugby 1931 102 Rugby Rufus San Vincenzo 3 FIRENZE RUGBY 1931: Logi, Elegi N. (41’ Orazi), Fialà, Elegi D., Cervellati, Menon (41’ Bosoni), Biagini T. (41’ Guariento), Santi Fi., ... Read more »

The Patriots blocked to perfection on Damien Harris' 64-yard TD vs. Bills

With the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills struggling to find the end zone through the first couple of drives, running back Damien Harris put an end to the scoreless ... Read more »

There must be something rotten in the state of the PSL to have triggered sudden departures

© Provided by Independent Online (IOL) Cape Town – Just two days after Premier Soccer League (PSL) prosecutor Nande Becker jumped ship, he was followed through the exit door of ... Read more »

PSV heeft Götze en Max terug voor kraker tegen Sociedad

© ProShots PSV heeft Götze en Max terug voor kraker tegen Sociedad PSV reist zonder Davy Pröpper af naar San Sebastián voor de Europa League-kraker tegen Real Sociedad. Mario Götze ... Read more »

PSV heeft tweetal terug maar reist zonder Pröpper af naar Sociedad

© Aangeboden door Voetbalzone Roger Schmidt heeft de wedstrijdselectie van PSV bekendgemaakt voor de cruciale wedstrijd in de Europa League tegen Real Sociedad. De Duitse oefenmeester kan donderdagavond weer beschikken ... Read more »

World No.1 Novak Djokovic listed in Australian Open entry list

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo The Australian Open has included Novak Djokovic in the competition’s entry list, despite the government insisting he can’t play unless he is vaccinated. The world ... Read more »

Kina fnyser av australsk OL-boikott

© (NTB scanpix) Australias statsminister Scott Morrison varsler diplomatisk boikott av vinter-OL i Kina. Foto: Lukas Coch / AAP Image via AP / NTB Australia slutter seg til USAs diplomatiske ... Read more »

Chelsea star Rudiger ‘agrees deal' with Real Madrid

© PA Images Chelsea-star-Antonio-Rudiger Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger has reportedly reached an ‘informal agreement’ with Real Madrid. The German defender is out of contract with the Blues in the summer ... Read more »

Opinion: Statistics show where Celtic must improve in Europe

It has been an up and down Europa League campaign for Celtic so far. Going into the last group game against Real Betis on Thursday, the Hoops have guaranteed third ... Read more »

Van Stee wil na vertrek bij Sparta niets weten van pensioen

© ProShots Van Stee wil na vertrek bij Sparta niets weten van pensioen Henk van Stee hoopt dat zijn directeurschap bij Sparta Rotterdam niet zijn laatste klus in de voetballerij ... Read more »

Time to go: Gerrard must ruthlessly axe AVFC's £45k-p/w “big presence” in January - opinion

© Provided by Football FanCast Keinan Davis looks on If there’s one position that Aston Villa have plenty of options, it’s in attack. That has left striker Keinan Davis with ... Read more »

Forget Salah: LFC gem has just shown in 43 touches why he's such an Anfield “legend” - opinion

© Provided by Football FanCast Champions League, Divock Origi, Liverpool, LFC Liverpool have taken 18 points out of 18 points from their Champions League group, and as of Tuesday evening ... Read more »

Lage can live up to big Wolves promise by signing “exceptionally good” £27m-rated gem – opinion

© Provided by Football FanCast Premier League, Wolves, Renato Sanches Wolverhampton Wanderers were incredibly close to securing a loan deal for Renato Sanches in the summer, and continue to be ... Read more »

John McGreal outlines his role at Ipswich Town following Charlton Athletic defeat

© Provided by Football League World Carabao Cup – Quarter Final – Manchester United v Colchester United Ipswich Town caretaker manager John McGreal has suggested that he is only going ... Read more »

Nieuwe ronde metaalstakingen aanstaande

© ANP Nieuwe ronde metaalstakingen aanstaande UTRECHT (ANP) – In de metaalsector is een nieuwe stakingsronde in de maak. Volgens vakbond FNV zal personeel van verschillende bedrijven in de regio ... Read more »

Ian Evatt offers his stance on Bolton Wanderers' recall option with Dennis Politic

© Provided by Football League World Dennis Politic Ian Evatt is not going to exercise the recall option Bolton Wanderers have to bring Dennis Politic back to the club in ... Read more »

Comparing Jude Bellingham's 2021-22 stats with Liverpool's midfielders

Liverpool are looking to bolster their midfield options and have reportedly identified Borussia Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham as their top target. © PA Images Jude Bellingham celebrates after scoring for Borussia ... Read more »

64x possession lost: GVB must work his magic on £5.6k-p/w Rangers dud with 0 assists - opinion

© Provided by Football FanCast Rangers, Ibrox, SPFL, Scott Wright Rangers are enjoying a fantastic season in the Premiership as the Glasgow giants currently sit top of the table after ... Read more »

Monteiro dimesso dall'ospedale: "Il peggio è passato!"

© Tiago Monteiro Tiago Monteiro esce dall’ospedale Tiago Monteiro è finalmente stato dimesso dall’ospedale di Porto, dopo il ricovero per una infezione batterica al torace. Il portoghese, che aveva contratto ... Read more »

Kurt Zouma injury sets West Ham wheels in motion for ‘primary target'

West Ham boss David Moyes is understood to be pondering a loan move for Manchester City defender Nathan Ake after the Hammers confirmed Zurt Zouma has picked up a hamstring ... Read more »

Pat Cummins hails ‘dream' Ashes start for Australia as England flounder: ‘Everything went to plan'

© Getty Images patcumminsaustraliaashes08122021A.jpg Pat Cummins was toasting a “dream start” as Australia captain during which everything “went to plan” as he picked up his first five-wicket Ashes haul to ... Read more »

Spurs in pole position to sign ‘perfect' player for Conte after price tag drops by nearly half

As per Calciomercato, there has been a development in the chase for a long-time Tottenham Hotspur target as the Lilywhites continue to eye a move Norwich City defender Max Aarons. ... Read more »

2 players who could leave Peterborough United next month

© Provided by Football League World Championship – Peterborough United v AFC Bournemouth Peterborough United are facing a difficult challenge to try and retain their status in the Championship during ... Read more »

The 'Big Freeze' of 1963 in Birmingham - frozen flats, electric bar heaters and no football

Every storm seems to promise a “big freeze” in the winter months, like Storm Barra just gone. But there are few that can compare to what happened nearly 60 years ... Read more »

‘Special, ‘Hope we keep hold of him' – Many Sunderland fans pick out display from ace in Morecambe win

© Provided by Football League World EFL Trophy – Group Stage – Sunderland v Bradford City A number of Sunderland supporters have been praising the performance of Leon Dajaku following ... Read more »

Tyson Fury has been ordered to defend his WBC title against Dillian Whyte next year

© GiveMeSport p1fmcmogm3bme4vp1pef1saqpnf.jpg Dillian Whyte’s long-awaited title fight against Tyson Fury may well be secured after the WBC ordered both fighters to begin talks over a potential bout. The WBC ... Read more »
On you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic