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Fourth Quarter

Bears lead 48-10 with about two minutes left. I think this one is over. Be on the look out for Patti’s post game recap!

Bucs get a TD pass from Winston to Cameron Brate.

Bears lead 45-3

Third Quarter

Khalil Mack hits Jameis Winston’s arm on his pass and the wounded duck goes right to Danny Trevathan for the pick.

Second Quarter

A Cody Parkey FG gives the Bears a 38-3 lead heading to the locker room.

Eddie Jackson with an interception.

And a 4th TD pass and a 5th TD pass....

Trubisky to Cohen for his third TD pass of the day!

The Bears lead the game 14-0 at the start of the 2nd.

First Quarter

Trubisky to Robinson for the TD!

Akiem Hicks sacks Fitzpatrick and the Bears get the ball back.

Trubisky is sacked.

Mitch Trubisky hits Trey Burton with the early 39 yard TD!

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Check out WCG’s very own Josh Sunderbruch on the field before the game.

This is your open thread for the game, if need be we’ll create a second half overflow open thread later.

Here the inactives for the Bears:

WR Anthony Miller

CB Prince Amukamara

CB Marcus Cooper

OLB Isaiah Irving

OLB Kylie Fitts

OT Rashaad Coward

DL Nick Williams

This means that rookie wide receiver Javon Wims is active.

Here are the inactives for the Bucs:

DT Beau Allen

G Alex Cappa

QB Ryan Griffin

OL Michael Liedtke

DE Noah Spence

S Jordan Whitehead

RB Shaun Wilson

This means that rookie DT Vita Vea will be active for the first time this year.


PREGAME

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune is calling this Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Chicago Bears’ most important once since the 2013 finale. In case you’ve forgotten, that week 17 contest against the Packers was essentially a playoff game with the winner taking the NFC North title. The Bears lost in heartbreaking fashion and fell to 8-8, and they haven’t won more than six games a season ever since.

A win on Sunday will put the Bears at 3-1 (and still in first place in the NFC North) heading into their bye.

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

Time, TV channel, and streaming info

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. CT

Location: Soldier Field, Chicago, IL

TV: FOX Sports, and if you live in the green area on the 506.com map you’ll get to see the Bears play.

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: Overcast and the high 60s [NFL weather]

Odds: Bears -3.0

SB Nation Buccaneers site: Bucs Nation

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