4. Luke Getsy, Offensive Coordinator
Beyond even Fields, it is going to be on offensive coordinator Luke Getsy to ensure this offense succeeds against one of the league's best defenses. Despite some ups and downs, and injuries to boot, the Browns' pass defense remains the no. 1 unit in the NFL, allowing just under 160 yards per game.
Cleveland also boasts a top-12 run defense, so this is not going to be an easy task for Getsy. He has already displayed incapabilities throughout the season, even going up against mediocre defenses. Can the Bears trust him to draw up the correct game plan for this Cleveland defense? That's a huge ask.
Over the last three games, Fields has averaged 14 rushes per contest. That is something that has to continue, but Getsy needs to make sure he isn't hanging his quarterback out to dry. Much of Fields' success in this one will be due to Getsy putting the proper formations in place. We all remember that first start against Cleveland and how Matt Nagy put Fields back in five-man protection on a regular basis.
It didn't go well.
Getsy has to protect Fields while catering to his strengths. You'd think it would be common sense, but Getsy has proven that to be not so common, indeed.