The Colts meet the Bears today for the fifth time since the NFL’s Divisional realignment in 2002. The two teams have met every four years on Presidential election years (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, today) and the winner has determined which party ended up gaining entry into the Oval Office:
Have the Bears ever faced this amount of pressure in it's franchise history? pic.twitter.com/4zhpaYECId
— BK (@bvks_) October 4, 2020
Obviously, this is one of those random/ridiculous stats, but still! Will note one exception: the 2004 game came after George W. Bush was re-elected for a second term, so we’re really only talking about three games being predictive of the result.