5 Games To Circle On the Bears' 2024 Schedule

Some games look more appealing than others on the Bears' 2024 schedule.
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4. Week 14: Dec. 8 at San Francisco

By Week 14 we should have a good idea of what the 2024 Chicago Bears are. This game is the toughest on the schedule when you look at projections as the 49ers are one of the best teams in the NFL.

If the Bears are still in the playoff hunt by this time of the season, it will be exciting to see how they stack up against one of the better teams of the NFC for the past few years. This game can be a measuring stick to see how close the Bears are to being a serious contender.

Aside from the measuring stick idea, this game will also feature superstar names everywhere on the field. The 49ers boast one of the league's most talented rosters with the likes of Christian McCaffrey, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, Nick Bosa, and Fred Warner. T

he Bears have their own crop of superstars also as they have been mentioned all offseason. Hopefully both teams are at full strength at this point in the season and we get to see a hard-fought game between two very talented rosters.

5. Week 18: Jan. 5 at Green Bay

A list of Bears games to watch would not be complete without one of them being against the Packers.

This game has recently been the Bears' Super Bowl, since have have had zero playoff hopes and just want to beat their arch rival. That narrative can quickly be changed if Caleb Williams comes in and provides life to a rivalry that quite honestly has been noncompetitive for the last decade.

A year ago the two teams faced off in a season finale which Green Bay needed a win to make the playoffs, and the Bears were riding some momentum and trying to figure out if Fields was the long-term answer. The Bears were embarrassed at Lambeau and Fields would soon be shipped off to make room for Caleb Williams.

This year the same scenario can happen, or a multitude of other things. One of the teams can have a playoff spot locked up so may rest their starters, there may be tons of injuries so we see plenty of backups, or it can be a win-and-in game for both teams.

Regardless of what the scenario is, the Bears cannot prove they are a serious organization until they beat Green Bay. They have lost their last 10 games against the Packers and haven't beaten them in Green Bay since 2015. A win in Green Bay where starters play will be a huge stepping stone for the Bears as they try to become relevant in the NFC again.

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