The Bears (7-7) will try to claim their third straight win on Sunday when they visit the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-13) at TIAA Bank Field Here are four storylines that you should see in the game:

(1) Will the Bears extend their winning streak and keep control of their playoff fate?

Successive victories over the Texans and Vikings put the Bears in control of their post-season hopes and a chance for a second playoff spot in three seasons under coach Matt Nagy when the Cardinals beat the 49ers between 20 and 12 on Saturday lose, the Bears will take third and final playoff spot in the NFC by winning their last two games or splitting their last two competitions and losing to the Rams next Sunday. The Bears have already won the tiebreaker over Arizona

The Jaguars have now lost 13 games in a row since beating the Colts at the start of the season.After the previously winless Jets sparked a breathtaking surprise for the Rams in Los Angeles last Sunday, Jacksonville is now in a position to take the No. 1 to land 1 selection in next year’s draft and selection of Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence

Nagy has spent the week swearing his team won’t take the Jaguars lightly, however. “It’s two really easy things for us,” said the Bears coach, “No 1 when anyone has seen the Rams Jets game you can see what it means to play in the NFL It doesn’t matter your record And no 2, we haven’t done anything yet So we’re getting closer to this thing “

The Jaguars have lost five games this season with a total of 14 points against the Titans (33-30), Texans (27-25), Packers (24-20) Browns (27-25) and Vikings (27) – 24 in overtime) “They played a lot of close games,” Nagy said. “This team is fighting and they play hard and we know that. The last thing we’re going to do is look past anyone there we just aren’t we will each other focus entirely on “

Trying to start a deadlocked crime during their November goodbye week, the Bears reinstalled Mitchell Trubisky as their starting quarterback and reconfigured their offensive line by adding promising young Notre Dame products like Sam Mustipher and Alex Bars to the No. 1 unit in the middle or right

The results have been remarkable.In four games since the changes, the Bears have generated 14 touchdowns and averaged 310 points and 3865 yards per competition.In the last seven competitions, they had only accumulated nine TDs and averaged 167 points and 2721 meters per competition The Bears have scored 30 points in three games in a row for the first time since 2013 and have the chance to play four times in a row on Sunday for the first time since 1965

Trubisky has excelled since regaining the starting job in four games, completing 679 percent of his passes for 978 yards with eight touchdowns, three interceptions, and a 997 passerby rating

The Bears face a tough defense in Jacksonville on Sunday that will rank 30th in the NFL Place in points and 32 Place occupied in yards The Jaguars allowed at least 30 points in six consecutive games They followed by keeping their next five opponents below 28 but have since allowed 31 and 40 points in the last two weeks in one-sided losses to the Titans and Ravens

(3) Will bear defense build on some positive results from last Sunday’s win and improve in other key areas?

After their most dominant performance of the season in a 36-7 win for the Texans two weeks ago, the Bear Defense battled the Vikings intermittently last Sunday, allowing three touchdowns and 407 yards The Bears allowed Minnesota, from the end of the first half through Scoring on four direct possessions in mid-fourth quarter But the defense rose when it mattered most, securing a one-point lead by stopping the Vikings on their last two voyages The Bears also forced Minnesota, to be satisfied with two short field goals after reaching 6 and 4, and stopped the Vikings in two 4-1 games

“We show characters that are really, really good, and then we have bugs and we give up some big games,” said Defense Coordinator Chuck Pagano. “A couple of series in that game last week were Bing, Bang, Boom and She are right on the field and scored a touchdown That’s not us That’s not our identity [But] we did some good things in this game There were a couple of stops in the red that were big, a couple of fourth downs Games that were pretty big So there were some good things and we got the ‘dub’ so I’ll take it “

The Jaguars will play without a star running back to James Robinson, who was downgraded from Questionable to Saturday due to an ankle injury that kept him from practicing all week in 2020, the Rockford-born and Illinois-based resident Product only the fourth uncovered rookie who has at least 1A thousand yards raced Robinson finished third in the NFL in Week 16 when he was 1070 yards behind the Titans ‘Derrick Henry and the Vikings’ Dalvin Cook raced

The 2019 third round pick from the state of Iowa has been hot since stepping back into action after missing a game with a concussion in the past four competitions, Montgomery has 434 yards and five touchdowns to 71 Carries completed a scintillating 61-yard average.Only titan star Derrick Henry has more yards during that time, and TDs Montgomery has surpassed 100 yards in three of those four competitions, highlighted by a career high of 146 yards on 32 carries last Sunday in Minnesota becomes

“David is a great turnaround,” Trubisky said, “You get David out in the open, he’s a special back He’ll make the guys miss Guys will ricochet off him He runs harder than anyone I’ve personally seen It is special when he gets his hands on the ball “

In their last game before their bye week, the bears were capped at 41 yards when they lost to the Vikings on Soldier Field in Week 10 and have since increased their performance on the ground from 122 to 140 to 169 to 199 each week Meter increased

The Jaguar Defense ranks 30th in the NFL Place against the barrel and give an average of 1,465 yards per game. In the last four games, Jacksonville has allowed 207, 145, 249 and 159 yards on the ground

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