Chicago Bears Schedule: Boldly predicting a playoff run game by game

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Week 5: Chicago Bears @ Las Vegas Raiders

In Week 5, the Bears continue their winning ways with a convincing victory over Jon Gruden and his Raiders. Fields comes up big once again, throwing for a pair of touchdowns and running one in as well. The defense picks off Derek Carr twice as Las Vegas gets overwhelmed by the Bears in every aspect of the game.

Bears beat Raiders 34-17 (3-2)

Week 6: Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers

Now on a 2-game winning streak, the Bears face their largest test of the season with an all-too-familiar foe in Aaron Rodgers — yes, he stays in Green Bay. It’s a back-and-forth affair between the oldest rivalry in football, but a late touchdown drive led by Fields gets Chicago a big victory.

Bears beat Packers 27-24 (4-2)

Week 7: Chicago Bears @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Don’t think Tom Brady forgot about last year’s debacle. The Bears beat the Buccaneers in close fashion, with Brady forgetting what down it was late in the game and eventually seeing his face all over social media, plastered with memes. The defending champions do enough to get it done in another close game, as the Bears’ winning streak stops at three.

Bucs beat Bears 21-16 (4-3)

Week 8: Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers

By this time, the San Francisco 49ers have thrown the rookie in as well, showing Jimmy Garoppolo the bench. This is the battle between two rookie quarterbacks in Fields and Trey Lance — the guy San Francisco chose instead. It’s a battle, and mostly a defensive game, but the Bears pull away off a late field goal from Cairo Santos and the Bears get back in the win column.

Bears beat 49ers 19-17 (5-3)

Week 9: Chicago Bears @ Pittsburgh Steelers on MNF

Finally, Chicago is back on the prime time stage. Again, it’ll be on the road and this time against one of the best quarterbacks of this century in Ben Roethlisberger. This is a game where Fields shines the brightest. It might be his best game all year long, lighting up one of the league’s best defenses for over 300 passing yards.

Bears beat Steelers 30-20 (6-3)