Might Bears finish season with higher report than Packers?
At 3-5, the Chicago Bears are Inexperienced Bay Packers are tied within the NFC North, however is it attainable the previous beats out the latter for the higher report?
To place it in easy phrases, the Inexperienced Bay Packers, within the twenty first century, have at all times been a step up forward of the Chicago Bears.
From Aaron Rodgers’ infantile outburst of “proudly owning the workforce” to the BJ Raji decide within the NFC Championship Recreation, the record goes on with how the inexperienced and gold have been higher than the blue and orange.
Nevertheless, in 2022, each are in the identical place. Both sit at 3-5, but entered the season with fully completely different expectations. Chicago is meant to be in a rebuild, whereas Inexperienced Bay was anticipated to compete for a Tremendous Bowl as soon as once more.
As an alternative, each are sitting again and watching from afar, because the Minnesota Vikings are in a groove proper now with a giant lead within the division and, from the skin, look bent on not relinquishing that title and making a run to the playoffs.
However will the Chicago Bears end with a greater report than the Inexperienced Bay Packers? The reply is probably going no.
The Chicago Bears will nonetheless not end with a greater report than the Inexperienced Bay Packers this 12 months
Regardless that Chicago made strikes on the deadline, buying and selling away Roquan Smith and Robert Quinn while bringing in Chase Claypool, it doesn’t essentially imply they’ll find yourself with a greater report than Inexperienced Bay.
The Windy Metropolis continues to be in a rebuild and can should be very lively within the low season in signing offensive linemen to guard Justin Fields and open up the passing/working sport. On the similar time, they might want to make investments closely within the line of defense, as that’s essentially the most important a part of any defensive unit exterior the secondary.
In the meantime, although Inexperienced Bay is in a state of discomfort, they nonetheless have a extra gifted roster than the Bears and can doubtless journey that luck out the remainder of the season, even when it goes southward by way of their report. They may nonetheless beat out the Bears for the higher report, though it’s not going to imply as a lot, given what 2022-23 has been.