Chicago Bears’ 2012 Season Disappointing Regardless of Playoff Berth

December 25, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears (9-6) finally got a win on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive, albeit against the struggling Arizona Cardinals on the road.
Now they have to take care of business and defeat the Detroit Lions (4-11) at Ford Field this Sunday. After that, they'll have to root for their most hated rivals in Green Bay (11-4) as they visit the Minnesota Vikings (9-6).
But whether or not the Bears sneak into the playoffs this year, this season has been very disappointing considering the expectations the fans and media gave Chicago at the beginning of the season.
Many believed the Bears could be a favorite to make it to Super Bowl 47 in New Orleans, including ESPN's Madden simulation that predicted the Bears would face the New England Patriots in the championship game.
Through Week 9, Chicago looked to be one of, if not the most, dominant teams in the NFC with a 7-1 start to the season.
Then the Bears lost at home against the Houston Texans (12-3) by a lo...

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