Seahawks vs. Bears: NFL Divisional Playoff Analysis and Reaction

January 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Seahawks vs. Bears is an NFC divisional round matchup that few experts, analysts or even fans presumably predicted at various points during this season. And yet such is the nature of the NFL, as these two unlikely division winners will now meet on Sunday with a place in the NFC Conference Championship Game on the line.
Seattle's story is well documented at this point, the first ever 7-8 division champion coming out of the much-maligned NFC West. Under first-year head coach Pete Carroll, Seattle pulled off a huge first-round upset of the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints behind a great game from quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and an electrifying, must-see rushing touchdown from Marshawn Lynch.
Now the Seahawks head into Soldier Field to take on the second-seeded Chicago Bears, coming off a week's rest and looking to get a step closer to another Super Bowl appearance.
Chicago rode a steely defense and solid play from a balanced offense that featured a better ye...

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