The Bears will look to improve to 3-1 when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at noon (CT) Sunday at Soldier Field. Here's how you can watch and listen to the contest:
The game will be televised regionally on FOX, featuring Thom Brennaman, (play-by-play), Chris Spielman (analyst), and Shannon Spake (sideline reporter).
According to 506sports.com, the Bears-Buccaneers game will be broadcast in the following regions of the country:
The contest will be broadcast on WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM, with Jeff Joniak (play-by-play), former Bears guard Tom Thayer (analyst) and Mark Grote (sideline reporter). The game will also be broadcast across the Chicago Bears Radio Network.
The pregame show begins at 9 a.m. The postgame show from the locker room features exclusive analysis at ChicagoBears.com and CBSChicago.com/Bears.
The game will be broadcast in Spanish on 1200 AM and 93.5 FM with Hector Lozano (play-by-play),and Omar Ramos (analyst).
The game can also be heard on SiriusXM channel 108 and internet channel 805.
Fans can follow game action on ChicagoBears.com and the team's other social media channels as well as via the official Chicago Bears app. The Bears Gameday Live pregame show (beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday) and the Bears Postgame Live show, both on FOX, will be streamed live in the Bears app and on ChicagoBears.com.
NFL Game Pass
Sunday's Bears-Buccaneers game will be available on NFL Game Pass after 7 p.m. (CT) Sunday. The "condensed game" version will also be be available after 7 p.m (CT) Sunday while the "coaches film" will be posted Tuesday morning.
Sunday will be a matchup of the league's best passing offense versus one of the league's top defenses. The Buccaneers have racked up yards through the air in the first three weeks. Tampa Bay leads the league in total passing yards with 1,202. Meanwhile, the Bears defense has been prolific through three weeks. The team leads the league in sacks with 14 and is tied for third in the league with five interceptions. Despite the Buccaneers big passing numbers, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick threw three interceptions last week in a loss to the Steelers. The Bears defensive line will look to hurry Fitzpatrick into mistakes again this weekend.
Offense nearing liftoff
The Bears offense did just enough last week to get the win over the Cardinals, putting together two late field-goal producing drives to take the lead for good. Two things were clear after the game: The offense realizes it must do more, and it feels like its breakthrough point is coming. The team is still adjusting to a new offensive playbook with a second-year quarterback at the helm and a host of offensive weapons in their first year with the team, but quarterback Mitchell Trubisky feels offensive momentum building.
"It feels close," Trubisky said after the Bears win over the Cardinals. "We're right there. The great thing for us is we find ways to get W's as a team. We know we're not even close to where we want to be on offense. I'm really tough on myself, and I know I could play a lot better, and coach [Matt] Nagy just keeps telling me trust the process. We're growing together."
The Bears are 38-20 all-time against the Buccaneers in regular-season play. Chicago has won three of the last five games against Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers return to Soldier Field for the first time since 2014, when the Bears won 21-13.