New York Jets vs. Chicago Bears: 5 Factors That Will Define the Matchup

December 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears won the NFC North division, while the New York Jets have no shot at the AFC East. Both teams have momentum coming off of great wins. The Bears stomped the Minnesota Vikings 40-14 and the Jets surprisingly went to Pittsburgh and beat the Steelers 22-17.
While the Bears are trying to keep a chance at a second seed in the NFC alive, the Jets are in control of their own destiny for a wild card playoff spot.
Both teams' early season projections have changed since August. The Bears were looked to have a chance at a wild card spot, but the Jets were picked by many to win the AFC East outright. Ironically, both teams have switched positions in December when teams are getting ready to end their season or go for a long playoff run in January.
Now the underrated Chicago Bears and the overrated New York Jets will go head-to-head in Week 16. There are some matchups that could make or break both teams.
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