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Bear & Balanced: Bears vs Eagles cooled down review

Jeff and Lester rewatched the Bears vs Eagles game, and they have some cooled-down thoughts about it here.

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The Chicago Bears lost another close one, this time to the best team in the game today, the Philadelphia Eagles, and even at (3-11) the Bears are making the NFL take notice. Chicago has been treading water all year with a roster full of holes, and somehow has stayed competitive despite the losing streak.

Justin Fields' unconventional play has been causing analysts to reevaluate how they gauge his effectiveness, and many have started to consider the big picture when looking at his overall play. Despite having mostly replacement-level players surrounding him, he's been playing at a Pro Bowl level.

Yes, that felt odd to type regarding a Chicago QB, but in last week's predictions, Fields was in along with Philly's Jalen Hurts and Detroit's Jared Goff, so it's a real possibility.

We'll get more into Fields, the team's culture, the trenches, and so much more at 6:00 p.m. (CT), when Jeff Berckes and I will dive into our day-after takes on the Bears vs Eagles game.

Join us in the embed below or head over to our 2nd City Gridiron YouTube channel, where we'll answer your questions after the show!

Here's our usual bullet point outline of Bear & Balanced.

  • Intro: We'll both share some general thoughts about the game.
  • The Portillo's Trench Tribute: This is our weekly pick for lineman of the game, and thanks to our friends over at Portillo's, we'll be giving out a $100 gift card to one lucky fan each week this season. WE GIVE $100 AWAY EVERY WEEK, SO TUNE IN FOR YOUR CHANCE!
  • Sweet Tweets: We're both active on social media — so be sure you're all following us at @gridironborn & @wiltfongjr and we highlight one Twitter interaction/Tweet each week.
  • Caught up in a numbers game: This segment has us featuring one number/statistic that we found interesting from the game.
  • The Fields Report: We talk about quarterback Justin Fields before we take our commercial break.
  • The 3 Bears: You all know the story of the Three Bears, so in this porridge-themed portion of the show, we give our picks for the Bear that was hot, the Bear that was cold, and the Bear that was just right in the game against the Eagles.

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