The Bears will play their seventh regular-season game at noon (CT) on Sunday when they host the Jets. Here's how you can watch and listen to the contest:
The game will be televised regionally on CBS, featuring Jim Nantz, (play-by-play), Tony Romo (analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (sideline reporter).
According to 506sports.com, the Bears-Jets game will be broadcast in the red regions of the country marked on the map below:
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.
The game can also be heard on national radio Compass Media with Chris Carrino (play-by-play) and Brian Baldinger (analyst).
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. on Sunday) and the Bears Postgame Live show, both on FOX, will be streamed live in the Bears app and on ChicagoBears.com.
Fans on the go can follow the game on their mobile phone through the official NFL app. Download the app to check your in-market game.
NFL Game Pass
Sunday's Bears-Jets 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) while the coaches film will be posted Tuesday morning.
The Bears will aim to snap a two-game skid on Sunday and recapture a winning record. In the first quarter of the season, Chicago was heavily reliant on its defense to shoulder the weight. Over the past two weeks, the script has flipped with the offense exploding for points while the defense has returned to normalcy. Against the Jets, the Bears will look to find their rhythm on both fronts. The defense — despite the result the past two weeks — ranks toward the top of the league in most categories, and the Bears are the only team to have not allowed a rushing touchdown this season. On the offensive side of things, Chicago needs to carry its momentum over from the last three weeks. Chicago is averaging 35.7 points per game during that span, the third most in the NFL. If quarterback Mitchell Trubisky can stay hot — he's accounted for 12 touchdowns over the past three games — and the Bears defense can take advantage of a young Jets offense, Chicago should be in good shape to take home the win.
Taming the East Beast
Sunday's game will be the Bears' third straight against an AFC East opponent, and they'll follow it up by playing their fourth and final AFC East foe the following weekend when they travel to Buffalo to take on the Bills. The Bears are 22-27 all-time against the division and are looking for their first victory over an AFC East team since 2014. With a win Sunday, Chicago has a chance to finish .500 against the division this year.
The Bears are 8-3 all-time against the Jets in regular-season play. Chicago has won the last four contests dating back to 2002. The last time the Jets played at Soldier Field, the Bears edged them, 38-34, in 2010.
Senior writer Larry Mayer ranks the top 10 Bears players who spent part of their careers with this week’s opponent, the New York Jets.