The Chicago Bears are gearing up for the start of the 2021 NFL season, where they’ll kick things off against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday Night Football.
But before we get into our game week previews, we’re previewing the season as a whole before the action kicks off. While a lot can change throughout the course of the season, we’re taking an early look at how Chicago is poised to perform this season, based on how things currently look — Andy Dalton, offensive line, cornerback concerns and all!
Aside from facing their NFC North rivals twice this season, the Bears will square off against the the AFC North and NFC West this year, which features home games against the Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, as well as away games against the Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks. With the additional 17th regular-season game, the Bears will travel to Las Vegas to play the Raiders.
Ahead of the start of the 2021 season, here’s a look at our game-by-game predictions for the Bears: