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Where to watch, listen to Bears-Lions game


The Bears will play their 11th regular-season game at 11:30 am (CT) on Thursday when they play the Lions in Detroit. Here's how you can watch and listen to the contest:

The game will be televised nationally on CBS, featuring Jim Nantz, (play-by-play), Tony Romo (analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (sideline reporter).

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 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 and

The matchup will be broadcast nationally on Westwood One - Sirius/XM 88 with Ryan Radtke (play-by-play), Tony Boselli (analyst), Laura Okmin (sideline) and Scott Graham (pregame, halftime).

Digital Media
Fans can follow game action on 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 Thursday) and the Bears Postgame Live show, both on FOX, will be streamed live in the Bears app and on

Fans on the go can follow the game on their mobile phones through the official NFL app. Download the app to check your in-market game.

NFL Game Pass
Thursday's Bears-Lions game will be available on NFL Game Pass immediately after the game ends. The condensed game version will also be available no later than four hours after the game ends, while the coaches film will be available on Saturday.

Top Storyline
With quarterback Mitchell Trubisky listed as doubtful on the injury report with a right shoulder injury he sustained last Sunday against the Vikings, backup Chase Daniel is expected to start Thursday in Detroit. Daniel has made just two starts in nine NFL seasons and attempted only 78 passes, completing 51 for 480 yards with one touchdown, one interception and an 81.1 passer rating.

Pass the football, and the gravy
The Bears will play on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2015 when they celebrated the holiday with a win over the Packers at Lambeau Field. Chicago was one of the original franchises to consistently play on Thanksgiving, playing on the holiday from 1920-1938. Today, the Lions and the Cowboys are the only two teams to play each Thanksgiving. The Bears are 8-8 against the Lions on Thanksgiving and are looking for their first win over Detroit since 1993. The early Thanksgiving kickoff also means it will be another nationally televised spotlight for the Bears. The Bears have played with a national audience three times already this year and will play five times total on national television including Thursday's game against Detroit and their Dec. 9 Sunday night showdown with the Rams.

History Lesson
The Bears are 98-74-5 all-time against the Lions. Ten of the last 13 meetings have been decided by single digits. The Bears won the last meeting two weeks ago at Soldier Field, 34-22.

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