clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Confidence from Bears and Packers fans heading in different directions

New, comments

Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse — a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the offseason, we send 32 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Bears fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Chicago Bears v Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers with his favorite teammate and most feared rival.
Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

The Green Bay Packers have won two straight games and are in the driver’s seat to get a opening round bye, while the Chicago Bears have won three in a row and are finally resembling the team many of us assumed they’d be in 2019.

Yet the FanPulse confidence index of each team is trending in opposite directions.

The Bears have managed to fight their way out of a 3-5 hole to make December matter and our fans are finally starting to feel good about the direction the franchise is heading. We’re up to a 44% confidence level which is good for 16th highest among all the NFL’s FanPulse voters.

The Packers are 10-3, they’re leading the division, and they’re quarterbacked by one of the best to ever play the game, but they’ve struggled in consecutive weeks against two of the worst teams in the NFL. Their fans expect more from them, so their FanPulse is down to 47%, which is only one spot better than Chicago’s (15th).

I think it’s safe to say the FanPulse will shoot upwards for whichever team wins this rivalry game on Sunday afternoon.

-

-

-

Bears’ fans, if you aren’t a part of WCG’s FanPulse, join now!