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Old 02.01.2019, 02:11 PM
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Old 02.01.2019, 07:42 PM
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its hard to bet against Nick Foles in the play-offs but this Bears defence at home might be 1 game to much.

hoping its one of those classic cold weather games where both defences dominate and the Eagle's d-line could cause the Bears offence some problems.
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Old 04.01.2019, 11:10 AM
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I like the Bears to win what I think will be a low scoring game.

Eagles 14 - 17 Bears.
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Old 05.01.2019, 04:50 PM
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I reckon exactly the same score. Can't see more than 40 points going on the board all told. Will be very tight and tense all the way.

Need Johnson to erase Mack like he did last season but even then Hicks will cause our interior some issues, need to be very patient with lots of short quick throws to neutralise their rush and avoid turnovers. Then hope that Cox and company can induce Trubisky into some mistakes, I don't think we can win unless the defence comes up with a score or a very short field at some point.

Still, I went 0-3 on predicting our play-offs last year, so Fly, Eagles, Fly.
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Old 05.01.2019, 05:36 PM
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Sproles and Cohen could be key in this one. They are the type of players who can do damage in space, and they are the type of plays you need to find against these defensive fronts. Sproles has got 12 years on Cohen but somehow he still seems to have that short area quickness to hurt teams.
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Old 06.01.2019, 05:01 PM
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Tough one to predict. Thought Philadelphia were done when the Saints blew them out, but they have regrouped to win 5 of 6 since then and go into the Playoffs with plenty of momentum. The Bears’ Defense is a dominant force that is capable of shutting down any team in the league, but I remain unconvinced by their Offense.

An Eagles win certainly wouldn’t surprise me, but I think the Bears will grind out an ugly win.

Bears 24 Eagles 13
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