I understand, I understand: You mostlikely aren’t looking forward to Thursday night’s Week 10 primetime videogame inbetween the unlucky Chicago Bears and the, uh, hapless-er Carolina Panthers.
But there is something to note here when it comes to the videogame: No matter what the result is, the outcome will impact the 2024 NFL Draft.
Remember: Because of the Panthers trading up with the Bears last year to ultimately draft QB Bryce Young, Carolina owes Chicago a first-round choice this coming year. And the Bears, as of the draft order heading into Week 10, are quite high up at the minute.
If the draft was before Thursday’s videogame, the Bears would have both the Nos. 2 and 3 choices. So a win from Chicago would hurt their