3 ways the Chicago Bears can avoid embarrassment to the Giants

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Who would have thought that, going into Week 3 of the 2022 NFL season, the Chicago Bears and New York Giants would be facing off in a battle of 2-1 teams?

The major storyline in this one is a game between two young quarterbacks that may or may not be the franchise guy for their respective franchise.

This offseason, the Giants hired an offensive-minded coach in Brian Daboll to help bring along Daniel Jones and the Giants offense. Daboll, of course, was a favorite by many Bears fans to come in and help with Justin Fields, after his work with Josh Allen in Buffalo.

Instead, the Bears went with Matt Eberflus, who is more of a military man, demanding and giving respect that’s earned, and who is a man hired to change the culture of discipline and effort around Halas Hall. Now, the two teams face off in a game that could actually get ugly for either side.

In Week 4, the Chicago Bears’ primary concern should be to get points on the board while avoiding embarrassment.

This Bears offense needs to score points. Bottom line: they are near the bottom of the league, and much of it revolves around Fields.

But, not only do the Bears have concerns on offense, they also have some concerns on defense. Rookie Kyler Gordon has been tested early and often, and has become a weak spot on that side of the ball.

Chicago is also getting run over on the ground, and we’ll go into that a little later on. But, while the Giants look beatable, the Bears are very much in the same boat. Things could avalanche for either club in this game, and for the Bears, it’s crucial to stay in the win column with tougher games ahead.

So, how do the Bears take a step forward and avoid embarrassment as they almost saw against Houston last week? There’s a few keys to this one.