The Chicago Bears have a lot of work to do coming off a five-win season, and running back Jordan Howard is confident they are going to have a complete turnaround in 2018.

In an appearance on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” on Monday, Howard was asked to give a prediction about next season. While that can be nearly impossible to do with the offseason hardly underway, he had no problem making a bold claim.

“The Bears are definitely going to have a winning season. We’re going to get to the playoffs,” Howard said. “So I guarantee we get to the playoffs.”

There has already been plenty of optimism that new head coach Matt Nagy can get more out of first-round pick Mitchell Trubisky than John Fox did, and that won’t take much.