Bears At Jets Preview: GameDay Staff Picks Week 3 Monday Night Winner

September 21, 2014

The New York Jets host the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football in a Week 3 matchup. Our GameDay Is Here staff gives their predictions on the game. Check out our three keys to a Jets victory here.

 

Chicago Bears (1-1) at New York Jets (1-1)

Monday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

Betting Line: Jets -2.5

 

Brad Carroll (2-0 straight up, 1-1 vs. spread)

Jets 28, Bears 14

The Jets came very close to making a huge statement in Green Bay last week, blowing an 18-point lead and falling to the Packers. This week, there will be no doubt the Jets will make a statement. The Jets defensive line will control the line of scrimmage and Geno Smith will play his best game of the season in what will be a two-touchdown victory.

 

 

Matt Straub (2-0, 1-1)

Jets 24, Bears 21

The Bears receivers are a concern for the Jets secondary, but the motivation to finish the job after last week's loss to the Packers gets New York the victory on Monday night.

 

 

 

 

Craig Carroll (1-1, 1-1)

Jets 27, Bears 20

The Jets pride themselves on ground and pound and the Bears can't stop the run, so expect Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell to be heavily involved early and often. Jets win unless Geno Smith turns the ball over.

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