The Bears will play their fourth of five preseason games at noon (CT) Saturday in Chicago. Here's how you can watch and listen to the contest:
The game will be televised in the Chicago area on FOX 32. It can also be seen in some parts of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin (the Chicago Bears Network viewing area), featuring Adam Amin (play-by-play), Jim Miller (analyst) and Lou Canellis (sideline reporter). Outside of Chicago, the Chicago Bears Network viewing area includes, Rockford, Champaign, Springfield/Decatur, South Bend/Elkhart, Davenport/Rock Island/Moline, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines/Ames, Fort Wayne, Madison, Peoria/Bloomington, Evansville, Terre Haute and Lafayette. Check local listings.
Fans outside of the Chicago Bears Network viewing area can watch the game live on NFL Network.
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 airs one hour prior to kickoff. The postgame show from the locker room features exclusive analysis at ChicagoBears.com and CBSChicago.com/Bears.
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.
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Fans in Mexico, the UK and the Chicago Bears Network viewing area (see above) can live-stream the game online.
Saturday's game against the Chiefs will be the closest look fans will get at the Bears' regular-season offense. Coach Matt Nagy treated this week as if the team was preparing for a regular-season game. Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and the offense spent the week game-planning for the Kansas City defense.
"It's been fun just learning how coach 'Nags' game-plans throughout the week," Trubisky said. "We have a better idea of what our game plans is and what plays we like in certain situations and what we're going to start with, so I've got a lot better idea about the offense."
TEACHER VERSUS STUDENT
Nagy will face his former boss, Chiefs coach Andy Reid, for the first time. Nagy spent 10 seasons on Reid's staff as an assistant with the Eagles and the Chiefs. Nagy was the Chiefs offensive coordinator under Reid the past two seasons.
"It just kind of puts a little added fun to it," Nagy said. "The respect that I have for that organization and obviously for Coach Reid and (Chiefs general manager) Brett Veach — that's where I started. … They know I know them inside out, and they know us inside out, so there's a little bit of reverse psychology going on right now. So you've just to figure out are you playing chess or are you playing checkers?"
The Bears are 2-8 all-time against the Chiefs in the preseason. The Bears won their last preseason contest in Kansas City in 2009, edging the Chiefs 27-17.