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At (5-8) and on the cusp of the playoff hunt, the Chicago Bears aren’t that far off from where I figured they’d be. I had them taking the seventh and final postseason seed in the NFC, and while that prediction is unlikely to hit, the Bears do have a chance.

They’ll need to win out to realistically have a shot, and even that may not be enough, but at least we have some meaningful football to watch in December.

The (8-5) Cleveland Browns are reeling with several injuries in the trenches, and all signs point to the Bears being able to pull off the upset.

Here’s everything you need to know for the Bears vs. Browns game on Sunday, December 17!


Kickoff is scheduled for noon (CT) at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, and rain is likely with a high of 49F, and winds gusting from 15 to 25 mph per

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The game will be aired on FOX with Kevin Kugler and Mark Sanchez on the call, and if you live in the green of this map, you get to see the Bears.


The radio home for the Bears is ESPN 1000 (AM 1000, 100.3 FM HD2), with Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer in the booth and Jason McKie as the sideline reporter.

Spanish language broadcast can be found on LATINO MIX 93.5 FM with Omar Ramos (play-by-play) and Miguel Esparza (analyst) on the call.

The Bears game can also be heard on SiriusXM.


Our WCG team has a bunch of Bears vs. Browns previews that you can find in this week’s story stream here.

And you can watch our Bears - Browns preview here:


The last I checked, the Bears are a 3-point underdog, according to our partners at DraftKings Sportsbook, with an over/under for the game at 38.5.


Join us on our 2nd City Gridiron video channel shortly after the game ends for Bill Zimmerman’s Not Your Average Bears Postgame Show! Once the show wraps, we’ll publish it on our podcast channel.

  • This week, Bill will be joined by a long-time friend of the program, Brad Spielberger from Pro Football Focus!

Our day-after Bears game recap, Bear & Balanced, will be at 6:00 on Monday night, so join Jeff Berckes and Lester Wiltfong for their cooled-down review on 2nd City Gridiron. Once they press stop on the show, you can catch the audio on our podcast channel.

Plus, we’ll have several articles here at WCG breaking down the game you can find in our Bears vs. Browns story stream.

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