Even though they’ll likely be at a quarterbacking deficit this year, possibly forever and always, the Bears are good, or at least, the rest of the roster is. Assuming Nick Foles beats out Mitchell Trubisky for the starting job, the Bears have the team backing up him up to give the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback all the support he needs to be a two-time Super Bowl champion.
Adding Robert Quinn to the defensive front-seven has to give Bears fans so much excitement. Not to say they’ll be the 21st Century version of the 1985 Bears, but this defense Chuck Pagano is coaching has a tremendous opportunity to be legendary. If it becomes something like the 2017 Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago can win the NFC North and get to the conference championship.
Overall, the Bears only have one way to win and that is to become the 2017 Eagles, a team Foles helped guide to their first Super Bowl championship in franchise history. He’s a legend in the City of Brotherly Love and he could be the greatest Bears quarterback since Sid Luckman if he were to lead the Monsters of the Midway to their second Lombardi Trophy. They at least have a chance.
There is no margin for error for the Bears in 2020. They need to win the division and hope either the Green Bay Packers or the Minnesota Vikings regress. One can be a worthy adversary, but not both. Chicago doesn’t need home-field advantage to get to and win a Super Bowl, but Foles will need to play at a Ryan Tannehill Pro Bowl-level for the Bears to pull this thing off. It’s possible.