Chicago Bear’s Insider: Odds and Ends on Wild Card Weekend

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As we wait to see who the Bears will face next Sunday in their first playoff game, let’s take a look at a few things that have happened this past week with the Bears, as well as some recent observations.
The 2010 season parallels the 1985 and 2006 season.  For one, the Bears played the AFC East in all three years.  In the 1985 season, the only AFC East team to beat the Bears was the Dolphins.  In 2006, the Bears' losses in the AFC East included losses to the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots.  This year, the only loss the Bears in the AFC East was to the Patriots.
The Bear’s 2006 Super Bowl came on a noted anniversary of the 1985 Super Bowl.  This year is the 25th anniversary year of the Bear’s Super Bowl victory over the Patriots.  Will the Bears be able to get to the Super Bowl this year and honor and make some history of their own?
All of the talk about whether or not head coach Lovie Smith was wise in his decision...

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