LAKE FOREST, IL - JANUARY 17: Marc Trestman, the new head coach of the Chicago Bears, poses with a George Halas jersey following an introductory press conference at Halas Hall on January 17, 2013 in Lake Forest, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Bust out your calendars, Bears fans. The schedule is out, and you can now schedule your life this fall and find out if you can make it to your cousin's wedding.
Here it is in all its glory:
1 Sep 8 12:00 BENGALS
Starting the season out with a playoff team won't be an easy test for Marc Trestman's first game as head coach, but it is nice for him to get his start at home.
2 Sep 15 12:00 VIKINGS
3 Sep 22 7:30 AT STEELERS
Trestman's Prime Time debut comes on NBC for a Sunday night football game against the always-tough Steelers.
4 Sep 29 12:00 AT LIONS
5 Oct 6 12:00 SAINTS
Offensive coordinator Aaron Kroner will face his former team in Chicago.
6 Oct 10 7:25 GIANTS
Just four days later, the Bears will have to face New York.
7 Oct 20 12:00 AT REDSKINS
This a much better bye week than last season. It's almost halfway through the season, and gives the Bears a break before a huge divisional game.
9 Nov 4 7:40 AT PACKERS
Yes, this huge divisional game. Trestman will get to see the Bears-Packers rivalry in all its glory, and hopefully add a winning chapter on a Monday night.
10 Nov 10 12:00 LIONS
11 Nov 17 12:00 RAVENS
The Bears will welcome the defending Super Bowl champions into Soldier Field
12 Nov 24 12:00 AT RAMS
13 Dec 1 12:00 AT VIKINGS
14 Dec 9 7:40 COWBOYS
Chicago gets another look on primetime for a Monday Night Football game.
15 Dec 15 12:00 AT BROWNS
16 Dec 22 12:00 AT EAGLES
17 Dec 29 12:00 PACKERS
Hooo, boy. If the league was looking for drama on the last day of the season, they found it. The NFC North can come down to this game.