Week 3 Pre-Gamin': BEARS at FALCONS (Noon CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Week 3 Pre-Gamin’: BEARS at FALCONS (Noon CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Bears

After beating the Lions in a Week 1 thriller, the Bears thwarted a comeback attempt by the Giants in Week 2. Now, Chicago takes its talents to Atlanta in search of a 3-0 start.

And here we go:

Game Info

Chicago Bears (2-0) at Atlanta Falcons (0-2), noon CT, FOX-TV (Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Shannon Spake), WBBM-AM 780 and WCFS-FM 105.9 (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Mark Grote)

Odds: Bears (+3, -118), Over/Under 47, via the DraftKings Sportsbook.

Week 3 Game Thread (Preview)

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Matt Nagy (22-12) vs. Dan Quinn (43-39)

Starting Quarterbacks

Bears: Mitchell Trubisky

Last week vs. Giants: 18/28 (64.3%), 190 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT, 78.0 rating


Falcons: Matt Ryan 

Last week at Cowboys: 24/36 (66.7%), 273 yards, 4 TD, 0 INT, 126.3 rating

Bears Expected Starters


•   QB Mitchell Trubisky
•   RB David Montgomery
•   WRs Allen Robinson II, Anthony Miller
•   TEs Jimmy Graham, Demetrius Harris
•   LT Charles Leno Jr., LG James Daniels, C Cody Whitehair, RG Germain Ifedi, RT Bobby Massie


•   DT Akiem Hicks, NT Bilal Nichols, DE Roy Robertson-Harris
•   OLBs Khalil Mack, Robert Quinn
•   ILBs Roquan Smith, Danny Trevathan
•   CBs Kyle Fuller, Jaylon Johnson
•   FS Eddie Jackson
•   SS Tashaun Gipson Sr.


•   Cairo Santos (kicker), Pat O’Donnell (punter, holder), Patrick Sales (long snapper), Cordarrelle Patterson (kick returns), Tarik Cohen (punt returns)

Bears Inactives:

Falcons Expected Starters


•   QB Matt Ryan
•   RB Todd Gurley
•   FB Keith Smith
•   WRs Calvin Ridley, Russell Gage
•   TE Hayden Hurst
•   LT Jake Matthews, LG James Carpenter, C Alex Mack, RG Chris Lindstrom, RT Matt Gono


•   DE Allen Bailey, DE Dante Fowler Jr., DT Grady Jarrett, DT Tyeler Davison
•   LBs Deion Jones, Mykal Walker
•   CBs Darqueze Dennard, Isaiah Oliver
•   Ss Damontae Kazee, Keanu Neal, Sharrod Neasman


•   Younghoe Koo (kicker), Sterling Hofrichter (punter, holder), Josh Harris (long snapper), Brandon Powell (kick and punt returns)

Falcons Inactives:


Author: Luis Medina

Luis Medina is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at@lcm1986.