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The San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears are even-steven against one another since December of 2016 (2-2), but not for long. San Francisco and the Bears are opening their 2022 seasons against one another at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Soldier Field. After a 10-7 record in the regular season, the 49ers made it as far as the Conference Championship last year but lost to the Los Angeles Rams 20-17. On the other hand, Chicago missed the playoffs altogether last season and is looking forward to a clean start.
A pair of last-season stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: San Francisco was the best in forced fumbles, finishing the 2021 season with 22. Less enviably, few teams threw more interceptions than Chicago, who was picked off 20 times. The good news for Chicago, of course, is that these forces working against them might not carry over into the new season.
The 49ers have the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency. These early season matchups can go either way as both teams get back into playing shape.
.@justnfields is up at the 🎙 @Hyundai | #SFvsCHI https://t.co/rw6jUKNona
Chicago Bears got that dawg in them!!
Coach Eberflus is speaking with the media post-win@Hyundai | #SFvsCHI https://t.co/kRB9tdJdWj
We 💙 the rain pic.twitter.com/SmPeVEwPpa
Nick Bosa, Trey Lance and members of the 49ers recap #SFvsCHI. https://t.co/Qo4CMdIadN
Rainy day DUB https://t.co/jtoJnclOhK
Specialist slideeee 😄 pic.twitter.com/SjgIUbHK1T
Kyle Shanahan is live following #SFvsCHI. https://t.co/pgK7xf6npy
1-0! Just getting started! 🐻⬇️ https://t.co/2VMW0OkCaq
Football is fun pic.twitter.com/Yc9RZwUajw
Final from Chicago. pic.twitter.com/yFYL2QSyql
Raining Ws https://t.co/RGSwSigMo3
Game one, game won. 😎 pic.twitter.com/EgH9yUE9eN
That man 🧃 pic.twitter.com/RQkFeJnbDN
.@JuiceHerbert hits the gap to extend the lead!
📺: #SFvsCHI on FOX pic.twitter.com/97SeF6Trrd
#SFvsCHI @DignityHealth injury update: LB Azeez Al-Shaair is being evaluated for a concussion
.@Equanimeous TOUCHDOWN ‼️ pic.twitter.com/vjE4OBScHX
Today with @Boeing we recognize Master Sgt. Adam Shaw. During his 20-year military career Master Sgt. Shaw served in over a dozen countries including Iraq & Afganistan.
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