3 Chicago Bears with the most to prove during the final three games

There are three games left in the season for the Bears and no chance at the playoffs. That doesn't mean these guys should be taking their foot off the gas.

Dec 10, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) rushes for a
Dec 10, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) rushes for a / Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports
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Matt Eberflus may be coaching for his job.

A lot of Matt Eberflus' future is in the hands of team president Kevin Warren and general manager Ryan Poles. The Bears are primed to have one, maybe even two, very high picks in the upcoming draft. With that, there are a lot of questions surrounding the quarterback position (we'll get to that in a little). With questions about the future of the quarterback position come questions about the future of the head coach.

Historically speaking, it makes sense for a team to start over at the quarterback position with a head coach who is not only picking the new quarterback but also is expected to be in place for a long while. Seeing how there are so many questions about how stable the Bears are or can be with Eberflus at the helm, it's hard to believe the Bears would be sticking with him should the Bears look for a new quarterback/offensive system.

But that narrative could change in these next three weeks if the Bears look good. Eberflus' ability to coach this team to victory, especially in week 18 against the Packers, could earn him a vote of confidence in the eyes of Warren and Poles. Plus, it'd be harder to move on from him if the team openly talked about how gelled and together they feel as a team under his leadership.