Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Features Six National Games

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Aug 23, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) in the huddle before a play against the Oakland Raiders during the first quarter at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The opponents have been known for some time, but there’s something special about putting them in order, seeing which games are in prime time and getting a rhythm to the season.   Travel plans can be made, excuses to miss work or skip out on helping out in the kitchen on Thanksgiving are formulated.

The Bears will play in prime time five times and will also get a national game when they visit the Lions on Thanksgiving for the first time since 1999.  In fact, they’ll play two consecutive Thursday games.  I don’t know if that’s ever happened before.

At long last, here is your 2014 CHICAGO BEARS SCHEDULE:

Let’s look at each matchup…