5 Bears playing for their jobs in Week 18

Will these guys be around as things continue to trend positively in 2024?

Chicago Bears, Justin Fields
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4. Luke Getsy, Offensive Coordinator

First of all, allow me to make this crystal clear: this decision should have already been made a long time ago.

The Bears probably wouldn't have fired Luke Getsy midseason because of the fact that they didn't want to interfere with even the little progress we've seen out of Justin Fields. It would have given Fields an interim coordinator and his third coordinator in three years. At this point, riding it out with Getsy and seeing what Fields can continue to do was the better option.

Still, there is a world where the Bears make a statement by beating the Packers this weekend and Fields has himself a day.

If that happens, would the Bears even consider keeping Getsy? Truth be told, since Fields returned from injury, Chicago's offense has been in the top half of the league. It's a tough pill to swallow for those who want Getsy fired, but it's the truth.

Despite all inconsistencies in play-calling, the Bears' offense has been remarkably better as a whole.

Now, that doesn't mean there is no room for improvement, because there is a lot of that. I still believe Getsy is as good as gone, but the way this organization has done things in the past, nothing would surprise me at this point.