The Bears Goggles On staff writers make their 2016 predictions for the Chicago Bears record.
The 2016 season is upon us!! There are high hopes for the Chicago Bears in Year 2 of the Ryan Pace and John Fox era. The Bears finished 2015 with a disappointing 6-10 record and missed the playoffs yet again. With an easier schedule and an improving roster, they’ve got to finish 2016 with a better record, right? They’re going to break the streak of seasons missing the playoffs since 2010, right?
On the offensive side of the ball, Jay Cutler returns for his eighth season with the Beloved, but the cast of characters around him is changing yet again. Gone are favorite targets Matt Forte and Martellus Bennett while the offensive line in front of him is totally different.
On defense, the front-7 has been completely overhauled. Free agents Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman should help bolster the run defense as rookie first round pick Leonard Floyd hopes to make a difference in the pass rush. The secondary has some serious questions with some unproven commodities trying to shore up the back end.
How do all these changes figure in the Chicago Bears win/loss record? Let’s see what our staff writers predicted: