30 of 35 teams (85.7 percent) that have finished with 10-6 records have made the playoffs since the NFL realigned into eight four-team divisions in 2002.
If the Bears win and the Packers win on Sunday, the Bears will play the 49ers in the first round of the 2012 NFL playoffs.
Green Bay (11-4) currently owns a half-game lead over San Francisco (10-4-1) for the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye.
Barring a loss by the 49ers this Sunday to the Cardinals, the Bears will be set to play their first round game in San Francisco if everything falls in place for them.
The Bears, Packers, 49ers and Vikings have tons to play for this week.
Week 17 will decide many things for teams around the NFL.
The Bears just have to hope they can go to Detroit and win.
Then they have to pull for the Packers to take down the Vikings in Minnesota.
As wrong as it sounds, Bears fans have to pull for the Packers this week following their early Sunday afternoon battle with the Lions.