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How to watch, listen to Bears at Lions game

Posted Dec 14, 2017

Here’s everything you need to know about Saturday’s game between the Bears and Lions in Detroit, including how to watch and listen to the Week 15 contest.

The Bears will visit the Detroit Lions Saturday at Ford Field at 3:30 p.m. (CT). Here's how you can watch and listen to the Week 15 game:

TELEVISION
The game will be broadcast nationally by NFL Network and in the Chicago area by NBC5, featuring Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Kurt Warner (analyst) and Heather Cox (reporter).

RADIO
The contest will be broadcast on WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM, with Jeff Joniak (play-by-play), former Bears guard Tom Thayer (analyst) and Zach Zaidman (sideline reporter). The game will also be broadcast across the Chicago Bears Radio Network as well as in Spanish on Latino Mix 93.5 FM and Univision 1200 AM with Hector Lozano (play-by-play) and Omar Ramos (analyst).

The game can also be heard on Westwood One with Brandon Gaudin (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (analyst) and Ed Werder (reporter) as well as on Sirius/XM channel 81 and internet channel 805.

The WBBM pregame show airs three hours prior to kickoff. The postgame show from the locker room features exclusive analysis at ChicagoBears.com and CBSChicago.com/Bears.

DIGITAL MEDIA
Fans can follow game action on ChicagoBears.com and the team's other social media channels as well as via the official Bears app Chicago Bears Official App.

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TOP STORYLINE
Coming off their most complete game of the season, the Bears (4-9) will look to win their second straight Saturday against the Lions (7-6), who need a victory to remain in playoff contention. The Bears (4-9) dominated the Bengals on both sides of the ball last Sunday in Cincinnati, holding decisive advantages in total yards (482-234), first downs (29-14) and time of possession (38:09-21:51) in a 33-7 win that was their most lopsided victory since a 51-20 drubbing of the Jaguars in 2012.

HISTORY LESSON
The Bears lead the all-time series with the Lions 97-73-5 but have lost eight of the last nine. The Bears lost the last meeting 27-24 on Nov. 19 at Soldier Field. After Matt Prater's 52-yard field goal had given Detroit a 27-24 lead with 1:35 remaining, rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky put the Bears in position to tie the game with a nifty 19-yard scramble on fourth-and-13 followed by a 15-yard completion to Dontrelle Inman. But Connor Barth missed a 46-yard field goal attempt that could have forced overtime with :03 to play.

NUMBERS GAME
Entering Week 15 the Bears rank 30th in offense (7th rushing and 32nd passing) and 11th in defense (14th against the run and 9th versus the pass). The Lions rank 14th in offense (32nd rushing and 4th passing) and 27th in defense (20th against the run and 27th versus the pass).