The NFL has unveiled its 2022 schedule, which means we now know exactly when the Chicago Bears will face their opponents.
The Bears will open the season at home against the San Francisco 49ers and will once again close out the year against the Minnesota Vikings — this time at Soldier Field.
There are some intriguing matchups on Chicago’s slate, including three prime-time games against the Green Bay Packers (Week 2), Washington Commanders (Week 6) and New England Patriots (Week 7).
Bears’ Justin Fields will face three fellow first-round quarterbacks this season in New York’s Zach Wilson, San Francisco’s Trey Lance and New England’s Mac Jones.
Here are 17 storylines, one for each game, in the Bears’ 2022 schedule: