(Written by kencraw)
All the videos of team interviews I’ve seen indicate this is a tired team. These very close games, including overtime in the last two, are taking their toll. Add to that the short week, and the Bears will be on the wrong side of exhausted on Thursday night. I didn’t think the Bears had much of a shot at USC ever since USC switched their QB, but the exhaustion will likely lead to an ugly game, the worst of the season.
(Full preview to come tomorrow)