With their hopes of repeating as division champions slowly dwindling, the 1-4 Washington Redskins are faced with the unenviable task of focusing on improving rather than desperately grasping at a playoff run. Even with the abysmal showing the NFC East has put on this season, the 'Skins can't look beyond their next game.
The Chicago Bears are a healthy 4-2 and will likely prove an even tougher task than any of Washington's first five opponents.
Even in the face of all of that harsh realism, the Redskins can still hold onto the old adage that any team can win on any given Sunday.
With that in mind, here are some bold predictions for Washington's clash with the Chicago Bears.