The official NFL schedule release is just hours away and fans are eagerly awaiting to see when and where the football season is going to shake out for their favorite team. While the opponents have already been set for months, there’s excitement in seeing the schedule laid out and knowing who is going to be matched up each and every week.
For fans of the Chicago Bears, it’s the opportunity to learn when and where they will be able to see the team this season led by new head coach Matt Eberflus and second-year quarterback Justin Fields. Travel plans will be made and watch parties will be put into motion when the dates are finally announced.
Predicting a team’s schedule is arguably one of the hardest tasks a fan can do. But here are five predictions that I see happening when the schedule releases on Thursday evening.