670 staff predictions: Bears-Chiefs


(670 The Score) The Bears (0-2) visit the Chiefs (1-1) on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, with kickoff set for 3:25 p.m. CT.

Our 670 The Score pregame show with Mike Mulligan, Olin Kreutz and Patrick Mannelly will start at 9 a.m. and run until noon due to a Cubs broadcast in the afternoon. Our postgame show with Mulligan, Kreutz and Mannelly will start after the final buzzer of the Bears game, which is expected to be around 6:30 p.m. Listen to our live stream here.

You can check out all of 670’s preview coverage of the Bears-Chiefs matchup by clicking here. Below are game predictions from our 670 hosts, producers and writers.

David Haugh (0-2): Chiefs 37, Bears 24
Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense — the NFL’s best — have been the least of the Bears’ concerns this week. And that lack of focus will only exacerbate the disparity in talent. Hello, 0-3.

Danny Parkins (0-2): Chiefs 35, Bears 10
It’s a rule of predictions that you can only use the Mr. T-in-Rocky III line once a year. I’ll use mine here: “pain.”

Matt Spiegel (1-1): Chiefs 37, Bears 24
Justin Fields looks more like himself, running for a score and throwing for another, but the Bears defense helps the Chiefs get well as Kansas City resumes its dominance.

Chris Tannehill (2-0): Chiefs 41, Bears 30
When a struggling young quarterback takes agency for his career and owns up to his poor play, that could be a turning point for a normal NFL franchise. The Bears are anything but. There's an alternate reality in which the team rallies around their quarterback, plays fast and free and proves the doubters wrong. Then you remember the Bears’ left tackle was placed on injured reserve and, oh yeah, the defensive coordinator resigned in a cloud of controversy. I think Justin Fields redirects his season's narrative, but this is all too much for a normal team to overcome, let alone the Bears.

Adam Studzinski (0-2): Chiefs 30, Bears 20
My eternal optimism tells me the events of the week will help band this Bears team together, but the Chiefs are just better. The Bears jump out to an early lead, but Patrick Mahomes proves to be too much in the end.

Shane Riordan (0-2): Bears 31, Chiefs 28
Justin Fields said Wednesday that what’s causing him to think too much on the field is “coaching.” QB1 will completely ignore any “guidance” from Bears staff members in polo shirts and visors and revert to the way he knows how to play the game and lead the Bears to an upset victory over Brittany Mahomes' husband.

Chris Emma (1-1): Chiefs 34, Bears 20
The Bears will make some offensive adjustments around Justin Fields, but their defense is in disarray. Patrick Mahomes, Matt Nagy and the Chiefs will look to put up points on their decimated opponent Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

Evan Thomas (2-0): Chiefs 41, Bears 13
Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs are going to have a field day with the Bears defense, moving the ball easily and getting back on track offensively. The Bears offense will try to run more, but their drives will stall. It’ll be a long day for the Bears.

Kevin Lapka (0-2): Chiefs 31, Bears 20
The events of the week either crumble the Bears to the point of implosion or unite them in a way that makes them stronger. Regardless, it’s hard to imagine they go into Arrowhead in front of a national audience and pull off an upset. I think Justin Fields does play free and rushes for a big touchdown, but with Taylor Swift potentially in the crowd, Travis Kelce and the Chiefs offense will find enough success with their future Hall of Fame tight end leading the way despite mediocrity at the other offensive skill positions. Don’t doubt Patrick Mahomes, the same way you didn’t doubt Tom Brady.

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