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Bears vs. Vikings: Live updates and open thread

Here’s everything you need to know about the Bears game this Sunday, including all the NFC playoff scenarios that are on the line.

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This is your place to talk Bears and Vikings. and remember no matter what happen today, there’s more football for us Bears fans to talk about!

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This is an open thread so keep in mind it is rated WCG-MA.


Here are the list of inactive players for the Bears and Vikings.

Bears Inactives

WR Allen Robinson II

FS Eddie Jackson

FB Michael Burton

OL Rashaad Coward

TE Daniel Brown

DL Nick Williams

OLB Aaron Lynch

With Javon Wims and Kevin White active, and Michael Burton and Daniel Brown inactive, expect to see a lot of 4 wide spread concepts from the Bears today.

Vikings Inactives

QB Kyle Sloter


WR Chad Beebe

DE Tashawn Bower

LB Eric Kendricks

CB Xavier Rhodes

PR Marcus Sherels

NFC Playoff scenarios and Previews

There’s a lot on the line on Sunday in the Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings game.

  • If the Bears win and the Rams lose, the Bears take the 2nd seed and a bye, while the Rams drop to the 3rd seed. Los Angeles tailback Todd Gurley will not play on Sunday by the way.
  • If the Bears win and the Rams win, they remain in the three and two seeds respectively.
  • A Bears win and an Eagles loss in Washington, will allow the Vikings to stay in the 6th seed.
  • If the Vikings win they are guaranteed a spot in the playoffs. A Minnesota win coupled with a Seahawks loss to the Cardinals would give the Vikings the 5th seed and Seattle the 6th.
  • A Vikings win and a Seattle win makes it Minnesota in the 6th and the Seahawks in the 5th.
  • The Eagles only chance at getting into the playoffs is them beating the Redskins and the Bears beating the Vikings.

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

Time, TV channel, and streaming info

Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018

Time: 3:25 p.m. CT

Location: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

TV: FOX, and if you live in the reddish area in the 506sports map below, you get to see the Bears game!

Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

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: Minnesota plays in a dome like all soft teams do [NFL weather]

Odds: Bears +5

SB Nation Vikings site: Daily Norseman

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