Bears favored to finish over .500 in opening 2024 win total projection

Dec 31, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA;  Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus watches his team play
Dec 31, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus watches his team play / Jamie Sabau-USA TODAY Sports

After a strong finish to the season, the Chicago Bears are built to continue its rebuild with its quarterback of the future and more reinforcements on the way. 

The Chicago Bears, by way of last year’s NFL Draft trade of the No. 1 pick, are picking at the top again in 2024 and are poised to select 2022 Heisman Trophy winner Caleb Williams to return to the NFL Playoffs. Further, the team can continue its steady rebuild with the No. 9 pick as well. 

Chicago has cashed in on its stockpile of assets to build a formidable roster, and will continue to do so with Williams set to take the league by storm. The USC signal caller is stepping into lofty standards as oddsmakers have installed the Bears with a win total that would imply the team can go over .500 in his rookie season. 

The Bears defense came on strong as the 2023 season went on, and the dynamic Justin Fields also kept the offense in good standing by the end of the year, but the upside of Williams has raised the team’s ceiling quite a bit as he is expected to hear his name called first on April 25th, the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft. 

Chicago went 7-10 in 2023, but the projection is for another tangible leap from the club in 2024 with a ton of young talent coming into the fold. 

However, with an emerging division in the NFC North that has the Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers and always dangerous Minnesota Vikings, there won’t be many easy outs for the Bears on its schedule.

Here’s the team’s projected win total, if you think the Bears can go over that, make sure to bet it at FanDuel Sportsbook! Sign up below and get $150 in bonus bets as soon as you win your first bet of just $5! Get started below. 

Chicago Bears 2024 Win Total

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