NFC Championship Bear Trap? Chicago Bears Disrespected Underdog Against Packers

January 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears are getting no respect heading into the NFC Championship game this weekend against the Green Bay Packers.
Although they are home for this pivotal matchup, they are listed as 3.5 point underdogs by onlinesportsbook, BetEd and the oddsmakers in Vegas.
It could be argued that the Packers deserve to be favorites with the way they are playing right now.
They caged the Eagles in Philadelphia in the Wild Card Game, advancing to the Divisional Round.
In that round they carved up the Atlanta Falcons in their home turf. The defense made some timely plays to seal the deal and quarterback Aaron Rodgers had the game of his life in the playoffs.
Rodgers completed 31-of-36 passes for 366 yards and three touchdowns against the Falcons, and the propelled the Packers into the role of favorite to win Super Bowl XLV.
With all due respect to the Packers, what about the Bears?
The Bears piled up 10 wins on the season and were crowned NFC North division c...

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