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It’s Bears vs Giants tonight live in some preseason action!

NFL: Preseason-Chicago Bears at New York Giants Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Enjoy the second half everyone

For live updates you can check out NFL.com.

Second quarter - Eddy Pineiro makes another FG! Bears trail 19-6.

Second quarter - Kerrith Whyte Jr. with a kickoff return for a TD... but a holding penalty negates it.

Second quarter - Daniel Jones throws a TD pass for the Giants.

Second quarter - Chase Daniel recovers a fumble out of the end zone for a Giant safety.

First quarter - Eddy Pineiro makes a 41 yard field goal to make it 7-3, Giants.

First quarter - The Giants score early on an Eli Manning to Bennie Fowler TD. Fowler ran through a Duke Shelley tackle.

The Bears may be playing mostly backups, but it seems at least 6 other teams are interested in the deep roster that Ryan Pace as assembled.

The Bears and Giants are going at it tonight in the second preseason game for each team, and as always the outcome is meaningless. But there are some players on both sides of the ball fighting for a job. There might not be any room on their respective rosters, but putting good tape out there for the other NFL teams is a must.

Here are all the Bears that won’t be playing tonight.

Reports are that Kyle Long didn’t even travel to New York. Speculation is the Wednesday night fight at practice is the reason why.

For live updates you can check out NFL.com.

And keep in mind this is an open thread, so behave yourselves.


Chicago Bears’ fans, this is everything you need to know about the 2019 preseason opener between the Bears and the New York Giants!

After the Bears held a night time controlled scrimmage on Wednesday at Halas Hall, I doubt we’ll see many of the starters against the Giants. And I’m okay with that. Week one is all that matters right now, so get these guys to the Packers game healthy. The Giants are expected to play quarterback Eli Manning for a bit, so it will be good for the Bears to see a veteran QB.

When is the game?

The Bears travel to New York New Jersey to play the Giants at at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford on Friday, August 16, 2019. Kickoff is at 6:30 PM (Chicago time).

How to watch!

The game will air live on the NFL Network and according to 506 Sports, the game will be aired in the following markets.

Chicago Feed: Adam Amin with the play by play and Jim Miller as the color commentator.

WFLD (FOX/32 - Chicago)

KPLR (CW/11 - St. Louis)

WIFR (CBS/23 - Rockford)

WYZZ (FOX/43 - Peoria)

WRSP (FOX-55/27 - Springfield/Champaign)

WSBT (FOX/22.2 - South Bend IN)

WANE (ION/15.2 - Fort Wayne IN)

WEHT (ABC/25 - Evansville IN)

WAWV (ABC/38 - Terre Haute IN)

WPBI (NBC/16 - Lafayette IN)

KLJB (FOX/18 - Quad Cities)

KFXA (FOX/28 - Cedar Rapids IA)

WOI (ABC/5 - Des Moines)

WISC (CBS/3 - Madison WI)

The game can also be streamed on chicagobears.com or on the Official Chicago Bears app if you live in the above markets.

New York Feed: Bob Papa on play by play and Carl Banks on color.

WNBC (NBC/4 - New York)

WNYT (NBC/13 - Albany)

WSTQ (CW/14 - Syracuse)

WFXV (FOX/33 - Utica)

WICZ (FOX/40 - Binghamton)

WETM (18.2 - Elmira)

WTIC (FOX/61 - Hartford)

WFFF (FOX/44 - Burlington VT)

KFVE (13.2 - Honolulu)

The game can also be streamed live if you purchase NFL Game Pass, and you can sign up for a 7-day trial to check it out.

How to listen!

Here’s the usual radio information straight from the Bears’ website.

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). Hector Lozano, Omar Ramos, and Carlos Mendez will call the game in Spanish for TUDN Deportes Radio 1200 AM and Latino Mix 93.5 FM. The game will also be broadcast across the Chicago Bears Radio Network.

Odds: Giants -2.5

What’s at stake!

Nothing really.

We’re talking ‘bout practice...

But there are a few bubble guys that will be fighting for a spot somewhere.