No Bears team has ever opened a season 0-2 and gone on to the postseason.
The Bears and 49ers will square off on Sunday Night Football on NBC and Comcast SportsNet Chicago has you covered along the way.
Here's a schedule of Sunday's events:
The Bears and San Francisco 49ers have lots of positive things in common: franchise quarterbacks in place with new contracts, tight ends with Pro Bowl production, running backs with Pro Bowl selec
Do not be misled.
The Bears risked a multi-year contract worth potentially upwards of $122 million on quarterback Jay Cutler.