NFL Picks: DENVER BRONCOS at CHICAGO BEARS (11/22)

PRO FOOTBALL — November 22

DENVER at CHICAGO
(America’s Bookie Line: Broncos -2, Total 41.5) — It’s safe to say there’s some bad blood here, as John Fox was unceremoniously let go by the Broncos after their playoff loss last season./ He took Adam Gase with him, and these two guys certainly know the strengths and weaknesses of Brock Osweiler, who is making his first NFL start as a favorite on the road. That is a tough scenario. So this is a big one for the Bears, who are off a pair of road victories and are showing improvement. Sure, the Broncos wouldn’t be helped much by another performance like Peyton Manning had last week (35 yards, five completions, four interceptions). But his leadership is not there. And the Broncos have not been so dominant on the ground (just 3.8 ypc). Note that DeMarcus Ware will not be in the Denver lineup to terrorize Jay Cutler.

PLAY BY JAY: CHICAGO (+115 on money line) **

(All information is for news matter only; All games are graded on a scale of 1-4 stars. Lines are subject to change)