Seedy Backslash is claiming victory for being the only person to predict the Pats would beat the Bears last week. Since his pick was 37-31, and the Patriots won 36-7, it's a hollow victory, to be sure, but a victory nonetheless.
As for this week, the Bears may have spent as much time worrying about where they will play instead of who they're going to play.
They can clinch the NFC North if the Patriots beat the Packers tonight. But what if the Packers win? As unlikely as that might seem, if that were to happen, it could take away the team's motivation.
This is going to be a weird game in a weird setting. In the end, however, I expect the Bears to come out on top in a low-scoring affair. My prediction: 16-9.