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The Bears and Colts will be kicking off in the all important third preseason game, commonly refereed to as the dress rehearsal game. Yeah, scratch that... This is going to back ups vs. back ups and to see which the back ups I’ll have my eye on you can click here for my 3 things I’ll be watching for tonight.

Keep in mind that this is an open thread, so behave accordingly, and since I’ll be at a fantasy football draft, the interactive portion of the live updates is going to be handled by you guys tonight.

If anything interesting happens just post your thoughts in the comment section below for all to see!

For those that may not be watching live, you can follow along at right here.

One quick Tweet before I go...

This is everything you need to know about the upcoming preseason match-up between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts.

Both head coaches already said they they won’t play many, if any of their starters, so this will be a good chance for each team to evaluate their back-ups against other back-ups.

When is the game?

The Bears (0-2) play the Colts (0-2) in Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, August 24, at 6:00 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)

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 or on the Official Chicago Bears app if you live in the above markets.

Indianapolis Feed: Greg Rakestraw on play by play and Rick Venturi on color.

WBKI (CW/58 - Louisville)

WFFT (FOX/55 - Fort Wayne IN)

WCWW (CW/25 - South Bend IN)

WTWO (NBC/2 - Terre Haute IN)

WPBY (ABC/35 - Lafayette IN)

WEHT (ABC/25 - Evansville IN)

WCIA (CBS/3 - Champaign IL)

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.

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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.

You can also find the game on Sirius XM and TuneIn radio.

Odds: Colts -2.5

What’s at stake!

Nothing really.

We’re still talking ‘bout practice...

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