5 keys for the New England Patriots vs the Chicago Bears

5 keys for the New England Patriots vs the Chicago Bears. [Image via SB Nation/YouTube]
5 keys for the New England Patriots vs the Chicago Bears. [Image via SB Nation/YouTube]

What the Bears must do to beat the Patriots and what the Patriots have to do to beat the Bears.

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The Chicago Bears look to show they are for real when they take on the New England Patriots on Sunday afternoon. Let's discuss what each team needs to do in order to win the game.

1

Bears need to bring interior pressure

Tom Brady is very good when he has room to step up and throw. While the Bears outside rush has been strong, they need to find a way to limit when Brady can step up.

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2

Patriots need to take care of the ball

The Bears are third in the NFL in takeaways. If the Patriots can protect the ball, they'll have a good chance to win.

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3

Pats need to limit the big play

After giving up 31 points to Kansas City in the second half, the Pats are going to need to play some defense. The Bears have playmakers that can hurt a team if they go unchecked.

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