Bears Beat Jaguars 41-17, Close in on NFC Playoffs

JACKSONVILLE(AP) – Mitchell Trubisky accounted for three scores, including two touchdown passes to Jimmy Graham, and Chicago pounded Jacksonville 41-17.

The game meant as much to the Jaguars’ long-term future as it did to the Bears’ short-term fate.

Jacksonville set a franchise record by losing its 14th consecutive game and got some help from the New York Jets in clinching the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NFL draft.

That means an opportunity to select Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

The Bears can clinch an NFC playoff spot by beating Green Bay next week.

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