Week 10 Pre-Gamin': Packers at Bears – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Week 10 Pre-Gamin’: Packers at Bears – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread


Even though the Green Bay Packers enter this game short-handed, this has the feel of a turning point game for the Chicago Bears – specifically on the defensive side of the ball.

With Aaron Rodgers out (collarbone), the playing field has leveled and we should get a chance to see how far these Bears have really come. Draft picks like Leonard Floyd, Eddie Goldman, Adrian Amos, and Eddie Jackson have an opportunity to pick on a fifth-round quarterback and a weakened offensive line. Recent free agent additions such as Prince Amukamara, Akiem Hicks, Marcus Cooper, and others have a chance to show why the front office brought them to Chicago to provide a veteran presence to a young defense.

While there is a heightened sense of importance for a Mitch Trubisky-led offense to perform after a bye week, this is an opportunity for Chicago’s defense to show it can take advantage of a prime situation.

We’ll see if this group is up for the challenge.

Game Info

Chicago Bears (3-5, 4th NFC North) vs. Green Bay Packers (4-4, 3rd NFC North) – noon, FOX-TV (Thom Brenneman, Chris Spielman, Peter Schrager), WBBM-AM 780, WCFS-FM 105.9 (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Zach Zaidman)

Odds: Bears (-6), Over/Under 38 via Bovada.

Game Thread and Week 8 Preview

Your game thread is down in the comments, so let’s have some good, clean (safe-for-work) fun. And hopefully, we can watch the Bears get back in the win column.

Your Week 10 Preview lives here.


John Fox (131-117 overall, 12-28 with Bears) vs. Mike McCarthy (118-65-1 with Packers)

Starting Quarterbacks

Bears: Mitch Trubisky: 512 passing yards, 2 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, 47.5 completion percentage, 66.2 rating


Packers: Aaron Rodgers Brett Hundley: 489 passing yards, 1 touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 58.8 completion percentage, 58.3 rating

Bears Inactives

Bears Expected Offensive Starters

  • QB Mitch Trubisky
  • RB Jordan Howard
  • FB Michael Burton
  • WR Markus Wheaton
  • WR Tre McBride
  • TE Adam Shaheen
  • LT Charles Leno Jr.
  • LG Josh Sitton
  • C Cody Whitehair
  • RG Kyle Long
  • RT Bobby Massie

Bears Expected Defensive Starters

  • DE Akiem Hicks
  • NT Eddie Goldman
  • DE Mitch Unrein
  • OLB Pernell McPhee
  • ILB Christian Jones
  • ILB Nick Kwiatkoski
  • OLB Leonard Floyd
  • CB Marcus Cooper
  • CB Prince Amukamara
  • FS Eddie Jackson
  • SS Adrian Amos

Bears Specialists

  • Connor Barth (kicker), Pat O’Donnell (punter, holder), Andrew DePaola (long snapper), Benny Cunningham, Tarik Cohen (kick returners), Tarik Cohen (punt returner)

Packers Inactives:

Packers Offense Expected Starters:

  • QB Brett Hundley
  • RB Ty Montgomery
  • FB Aaron Ripkowski
  • WR Jordy Nelson
  • WR Randall Cobb
  • TE Lance Kendricks
  • LT David Bakhtiari
  • LG Lane Taylor
  • C Corey Linsley
  • RG Jahri Evans
  • RT Justin McCray

Packers Defense Expected Starters:

  • DE Dean Lowry
  • NT Kenny Clark
  • DT Mike Daniels
  • LOLB Clay Matthews
  • ILB Jake Ryan
  • ILB Blake Martinez
  • ROLB Nick Perry
  • LCB Davon House
  • RCB Damarious Randall
  • SS Josh Jones
  • FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Packers Specialists:

  • Mason Crosby (kicker), Justin Vogel (punter, holder), Derek Hart (long snapper), Trevor Davis, Jeff Janis (kick returns), Trevor Davis (punt returns)


Luis Medina

Luis is the Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation Bears, and you can find him on Twitter at @lcm1986.