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Bears play for pride with postseason out of reach

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears thought they were headed to the playoffs not too long ago. Now, they can forget about that.


They'll be playing for nothing more than pride when they close the season at Minnesota this week, trying to stop their longest slide in nearly a decade, after their playoff hopes were dashed with a 35-21 loss at Green Bay on Sunday night.

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