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Playoffs? Jordan Howard followed Alshon Jeffery's lead and made a bold guarantee for the Bears

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Playoffs? Jordan Howard followed Alshon Jeffery's lead and made a bold guarantee for the Bears

Jordan Howard is making a guarantee.

For Chicago football fans who are still a bit stung that Alshon Jeffery's Super Bowl guarantee came true with the Philadelphia Eagles instead of the Bears, they can now get excited over a new guarantee from their star running back.

Howard tweeted this after Jeffery's Eagles won the Super Bowl earlier this month:

Monday, he got an opportunity to do just that on NFL Network.

"The Bears, we're definitely going to have a winning season, we're going to get to the playoffs," Howard said on Good Morning Football. "So I'm guaranteeing we get to the playoffs."

A bold claim from Howard considering the Bears had double-digit losses and were the last-place finishers in the NFC North last season. But there's reason to be hopeful, including the continued growth of quarterback Mitch Trubisky, a defense that showed great improvement last season under Vic Fangio and a new offensive system installed by new head coach Matt Nagy.

And then there's Howard, who had another great statistical season in 2017, rushing for 1,122 yards with nine touchdown carries. Howard ranked sixth in the NFL in rushing yardage and third in rushing touchdowns.

So guarantee away. Howard might not become the next Joe Namath, but Chicago fans will sure appreciate it if his guarantee comes true.

The Eagles got the Nick Foles touchdown catch play from the Bears

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The Eagles got the Nick Foles touchdown catch play from the Bears

Nick Foles' touchdown catch in the Eagles' Super Bowl LII win against the Patriots was one of the most surprising and important plays of the game.

Foles moved from under center to just off the line and the ball was directly snapped to Corey Clement, who then pitched it to Trey Burton. Burton found Foles wide open in the end zone.

The wacky play came from the Bears. Adam Hoge of WGN Radio tweeted out the story of how the Bears inspired the trick play.

The Bears weren't anywhere near the Super Bowl this year, but hey, at least they can have some impact on the game in a roundabout way?

Alshon Jeffery's Super Bowl prediction came true, even though he made it with the Bears

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Alshon Jeffery's Super Bowl prediction came true, even though he made it with the Bears

After the Bears wrapped up the 2016 season with a 3-13 record Alshon Jeffery decided to make a bold prediction.

He guaranteed the Bears would win the Super Bowl the following year.

"I guarantee you we are going to win the Super Bowl next year," Jeffery told reporters.

Of course, Jeffery wasn't with the Bears this year to make that prediction come completely true. However, he did join the Eagles, which happened to just win the Super Bowl.

After the game, Jeffery remembered his bold claim.

"Man I told y'all," Jeffery said. "I said we. I never said a team. I told y'all i was going to the Super Bowl and we was gonna win it.”

Jeffery caught the first touchdown of the game and had three receptions for 73 yards in the Eagles' 41-33 win against the Patriots.