The NFL has released its 2022 schedule, and we’ve learned exactly when the Chicago Bears will face their 2022 opponents. Chicago will open the season against the San Francisco 49ers on Sept. 11, which will feature Justin Fields vs. Trey Lance.
Aside from facing their NFC North rivals twice this season, the Bears will square off against the AFC East and NFC East, which includes home games against the Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins, as well as away games against the Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots and New York Jets.
They’ll also face the same-place finisher from the NFC South (Atlanta Falcons) and NFC West (San Francisco 49ers). With the additional 17th regular-season game, the Bears will host the Houston Texans.
Below is Bears Wire’s early game-by-game predictions for the 2022 season: