Weather Report The forecast from Doug Quick, chief meteorologist at WICD-TV NewsChannel 15: * "Great weather for a Bears victory. Partly sunny and warmer. Temperatures near 50 degrees." The Latest Line Despite losing 10 of their last 11, the Bears are just six-point underdogs against the AFC playoff-contending Jets. Chicago is 3-10 against the spread. This week''s picks from folks we know (current celebrity record: 17-23): * Jason Anderson, former Danville, Illini pitcher, future Yankees closer: Bears 17, Jets 14 * Jay Glazer, NFL insider for Madison Square Garden Network and CBS: Jets 27, Bears 3 * Mike Jarvis, St. John''s basketball coach: Jets 21, Bears 17 * St. Joseph Mayor B.J. Hackler: Jets 36, Bears 21 * Martin O''Donnell, Downers Grove South two-time All-State offensive lineman and future Illini: Bears 20, Jets 13 On the Air * TV: Kevin Harlan calls it for CBS (WCIA), with former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Randy Cross serving as analyst. Ex-NFL safety Beasley Reece roams the sidelines. Around Town * The Office, 214 W. Main, Urbana. The really big crowds come Saturday nights, when the Bears fans staying nearby swamp the place. Today, you''ll find draft beer at $1.50 for domestic pints and $2.50 for import premium pints. The home of waffle fries sells a platter of its specialty, with cheese, for $4.25. Food all day. Opens at 11 a.m. * Pia''s, 1609 W. Springfield, Champaign. Folks come to watch the four diehard Bears fans who suffer every Sunday. And for the $1.50 Budweiser and Bud Light drafts. Sunday food special is a cheeseburger and fries for $2.95. Or, you can try the Slugger, a 10-ounce cheeseburger made for big eaters. Watch one of the eight smaller TVs or the 60-inch big one. Opens at 8 a.m.; food served the entire time. * Billy Bob''s, 105 E. Broadway, Ogden. Get in line for the lunch special, a Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy and vegetable for $6.95. Canned beers are $1.50. Watch the nine standard-sized TVs and one big screen. Doors open at noon, just in time for kickoff. What''s Cooking Want to add some spice to your pregame tailgate? Here''s a winning recipe from News-Gazette Good Sport Arnie Yarber, longtime owner of Po'' Boys: POLISH/BEEF SANDWICH Ingredients: Your favorite Polish sausage, roast beef, your favorite barbecue sauce (Arnie''s is a secret), hot dog buns. Instructions: At home, cook the beef in the oven to your liking, then cut into thin slices. Grill the Polish sausage (Arnie prefers to cook his in hot grease, but that will be tricky in a parking lot). Pile the Polish and the beef onto a hot dog bun. Sop it with barbecue sauce. Schedule & Results Bears 27 Minnesota 23 Bears 14 Atlanta 13 New Orleans 29 Bears 23 Buffalo 33 Bears 27 (OT) Green Bay 34 Bears 21 Detroit 23 Bears 20 Minnesota 25 Bears 7 Philadelphia 19 Bears 13 New England 33 Bears 30 St. Louis 21 Bears 16 Bears 20 (OT) Detroit 17 Green Bay 30 Bears 20 Miami 27 Bears 9 Today vs. N.Y., Jets, noon Dec. 22 at Carolina, noon Dec. 29 vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. This Week in Bears History * Tuscola''s Stan Wienke and Bismarck-Henning''s Tom Johnson will honored at today''s game for being selected as part of the Chicago Bears High School Football Coach of the Week program this season. * Fans attending today''s game are encouraged to bring new or slightly used coats to Memorial Stadium as part of the team''s annual Coat Drive to help needy families during the holidays. What''s Inside Page D-7 * Gimme Five: Five things you need to know about the Bears, the Jets and the NFL. Page D-8 * Q&A: Jeff Mezydlo talks with Brad Maynard. * Mike Nadel column: I could say I told you so. Page D-9 * Brian Dietz column: Former Illini Jeff George happy to get opportunity in Seattle.