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Bears vs. 49ers: Game updates and Open Thread

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This is the official Bears vs. 49ers Open Thread from WCG so keep it classy!

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Here are the inactives for the Chicago Bears;

QB - Tyler Bray
WR - Kevin White
WR - Javon Wims
OL - Rashaad Coward
FS - Eddie Jackson
DL - Nick Williams
OLB - Aaron Lynch

No surprises here for the Bears. Fullback Michael Burton getting some play this week means the Bears might go a little power running game with Jordan Howard.

Here are San Francisco’s inactives.

NT Earl Mitchell
DT Sheldon Day
S Jaquiski Tartt
S Tyree Robinson
RB Alfred Morris
OL Erik Magnuson
OL Shon Coleman

Even though the Chicago Bears have clinched a playoff spot by winning their division, they still have a shot at moving up the standings to earn a first round bye. They’ll need some help with the teams in front of them losing, but they need to handle the business in front of them and win out.

Next up for Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears is a trip to the west coast to take on the San Francisco 49ers.

The second seeded Los Angeles Rams visit the desert to play the Arizona Cardinals, while the NFC’s top seed, the New Orleans Saints, will host the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Here’s what the Saints and Rams are playing for this week.

New Orleans clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

  • NO win OR
  • NO tie + LAR loss or tie OR
  • CHI loss or tie + LAR loss

New Orleans clinches a first-round bye with:

  • NO tie OR
  • CHI loss or tie OR
  • LAR loss

Los Angeles clinches a first-round bye with:

  • LAR win + CHI loss or tie OR
  • LAR tie + CHI loss

Here’s everything you need to know about this Sunday’s game.

Time, TV channel, and streaming info

Date: Sunday, December 23, 2018

Time: 3:05 p.m. CT

Location: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA

TV: FOX, and if you live in the blue area in the map below, you get to see the Bears game!

Announcers: Thom Brennaman, Chris Spielman

Local Radio: WBBM 780 AM and 105.9 FM, and in Spanish on Latino Mix 93.5 FM and Univision 1200 AM

Other Radio: Sirius XM, Tune-In, Westwood One

Online: Game Pass

Mobile: Mobile Applications

Weather: 60 and mostly cloudy [NFL weather]

Odds: Bears -4

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