Bears fans want to see the team make a playoff push

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How quickly the outlook on a season can change. Fresh off of their Thanksgiving night victory on the road against Green Bay, Bears fans want to see the team go for broke this season.

With their win, the Bears now sit at 5-6 on the season and a game and just on the outside looking in for the playoffs. With a seemingly softer schedule to finish the season, it is far from inconceivable for the Bears to reach the playoffs.

Of course, the closer the Bears get to the playoffs means the worse pick they will get in the NFL Draft. However, fans seem willing to give up a better draft pick in the hopes of making the postseason. In a recent Sun-Times poll, more than two-thirds of fans who voted would like to see the Bears try to reach the playoffs.

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This sway in opinion comes just two weeks after fans were almost perfectly split on if the team would even reach .500 on the season.

Because of the parody in the NFL, it may be too late for the Bears to do anything but push for the postseason. The amount of bad teams in the NFL means the Bears could end up with a mid-first round pick even if they miss the playoffs by multiple games.

Fans on both sides of the argument made their voices heard on Twitter:

As odd as it feels for a team that started 0-3, the Bears are in a position to scoreboard watch. With a little help, they could end up with a legitimate shot at the postseason.

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