Week 14 of the NFL season will start with a game among the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears that could have principal playoff implications within the NFC. Both teams are 6-6 and discover themselves within the country wide spotlight for the second one consecutive Thursday. Besides sitting at .500 with a month to play inside the normal season, both groups have handled injuries and struggles on each sides of the ball, while every head teach finds himself beneath the microscope.
Even even though they’ve misplaced 3 in their beyond five games, the Cowboys remain in first location within the NFC East thanks in big component to the struggles in their divisional opponents. Dallas has a difficult remaining month ahead, with video games in opposition to the Rams (domestic), Eagles (away), and Washington (home) closing. The Rams also are combating for a playoff spot, while the Eagles remain inside the NFC East hunt despite losing 3 in a row and sitting video games underneath .500.
The Bears have gained three of their past 4 however still trail the Vikings (eight-4) by means of video games for the second one wild-card spot. Chicago will also must play its high-quality soccer of the season if it desires to have any hazard of making the playoffs with avenue video games in opposition to Minnesota and the NFC North-main Packers on tap in addition to a Week 16 “Sunday Night Football” date with reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs.
Dallas at Chicago
Kickoff: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8:20 p.M. ET
TV: FOX/NFL Network
Spread: Cowboys -2.5