Predicting All 16 Chicago Bears Games: BGO Staff Picks

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Dec 15, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Chicago Bears fans cheer on their team against the Cleveland Browns during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Bears won 38-31. Mandatory Credit: Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports

Robert Napier (16-0)

The Bears have finally put together all the pieces needed to make a deep playoff run. It’s put up or shut up time for Jay Cutler after being rewarded with a huge contract. Marc Trestman has two Canadian rings (or whatever they give them,) and was brought here to do the same. Our offense will be tops in the league, and would have been last year if we hadn’t gotten beaten out by Peyton Manning‘s freakishly awesome and impossible to repeat season. Our defense just needs to make assignments and get off the field sooner. Also, stop the run and limit the big plays. Oh, I guess they have to do everything better for us to make it to the promised land. I think they will.

Coach Boss (11-5)

The Bears come into the season with high hopes on both sides of the ball. The Bears offense returns all 11 starters from last years 2nd ranked scoring offense. The defense has been almost completely revamped from last years record setting (not in a good way) debacle. The Bills are just this side of a complete dumpster fire. Sammy Watkins will be a dynamic player but it will be hard to get him the ball without a Quarterback.

Keith Schultz (9-7)

The Bears season will hinge on the defense which of course isn’t something new in Chicago except for the fact that it’s just trying to keep their opponents under 30 instead of a touchdown.
The offense will be great but it’s not great enough to carry Mel Tucker’s unit all season long and will find itself on the road during Wild Card weekend with a 9-7 record.

Decon (11-5)

2013 ended unceremoniously against the hated team from the North. This year, the Bears flip the script on those fools and march through the NFC North, then NFC and eventually Denver to win its second Lombardi Trophy. I know the Kool-Aid tastes good from where I sit, but I expect Jay Cutler to lead this team all the way to Pro Bowl season (sadly, he won’t play in the Pro Bowl, cuz he will be in Glendale, AZ). In year 2 in the Trestman system, Jay will shine and no one boasts the same level of offensive talent as the Bears. Also, look for the defense to be much improved over last year and with only a top 15 finish from the D, the Bears can easily march to 11 wins en route to a SuperBowl title!!!

CAN I GET AN AMEN?!?!?!?!?!

Whew!  So there you go.  Everyone on our has the Bears posting a winning record and all but one of our writers project the Bears to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2010.  There are even a couple of Super Bowl picks if you check out our NFL predictions.

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