Week 16 Pre-Gamin': BEARS at SEAHAWKS (3:05 CT) Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Week 16 Pre-Gamin’: BEARS at SEAHAWKS (3:05 CT) Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Bears

We can sit here and discuss how the Jets and Giants have more at stake in today’s Bears-Seahawks game because both New York teams own the first-round picks from the two contestants in Seattle.

Or we can share eyes-on tweets reporting from a snow game:



In a year where the Bears have been tough to watch, even the most jaded fan should be able to warm up to watching football in the snow on a Sunday afternoon.

Game Info

Chicago Bears (4-10) vs. Seattle Seahawks (5-9) on FOX-TV (Aaron Goldsmith, Aqib Talib, Megan Olivi), WBBM-AM 780, and WCFS-FM 105.9 (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Mark Grote)

Kickoff time: 3:05 p.m. CT
 Lumen Field
Referee: Carl Cheffers
Odds: Bears +7 (-110), O/U 41.5 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Game Thread (Week 16 Preview)

Your game thread is down in the comments, so let’s have some good, clean (safe-for-work) fun.

Hype Video


Bears Matt Nagy (32-30) vs. Seahawks Pete Carroll (150-103-1 overall; 117-72-1 with SEA)

Starting Quarterbacks and Projected Game Stats

BEARS: Nick Foles: 24/37, 258 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 2 carries, 5 rushing yards


SEAHAWKS: Russell Wilson: 18/29, 221 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT; 3 carries, 15 yards

Projected stats via ESPN projections

Bears Offense (Projected Starters in Bold)

QB Nick Foles
Reserves: Ryan Willis

RB David Montgomery
Reserves: Khalil Herbert, Damien Williams

WR Darnell Mooney, Damiere Byrd, Marquise Goodwin 
Reserves: Nsimba Webster, Dazz Newsome

TE Cole Kmet
Reserves: Jimmy Graham, J.P. Holtz

LT Teven Jenkins
LG Cody Whitehair
C Sam Mustipher
RG James Daniels
RT Germain Ifedi

Reserves: Larry Borom, Alex Bars, Elijah Wilkinson

Bears Defense

DT Angelo Blackson
NT Eddie Goldman

DE Bilal Nichols
Reserves: Khyiris Tonga, Margus Hunt

OLB Robert Quinn, Trevis Gipson
Reserves: Bruce Irvin, LeDarius Mack

ILB Roquan Smith, Alec Ogletree
Reserves: Caleb Johnson, Christian Jones

CB Thomas Graham Jr., Kindle Vildor
Reserves: Dee Virgin, Michael Joseph, Duke Shelley

S Deon Bush, Teez Tabor
Reserves: Marqui Christian

Bears Special Teams

Cairo Santos (kicker), Pat O’Donnell (punter), Patrick Scales (long-snapper), Damiere Byrd (punt returns), Khalil Herbert (kick returns)

Bears Inactives

Seahawks Projected Starters

•   QB Russell Wilson
•   RB Rashaad Penny
•   FB Nick Bellore
•   WR DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett
•   TEs Gerald Everett
•   LT Duane Brown, LG Damien Lewis, C Ethan Pocic, RG Gabe Jackson, RT Brandon Shell

•   EDGE Rasheem Green, Robert Nkemdiche, NT Poona Ford, DT Al Woods
•   OLB Benson Mayowa, MLB Bobby Wagner, OLB Jordyn Brooks
•   LCB Sidney Jones IV, RCB D.J. Reed
•   FS Quandre Diggs, SS Ryan Neal

•   Jason Meyers (kicker), Michael Dickson (punter, holder), Tyler Ott (long snapper), DeeJay Dallas, Freddie Swain (kick and punt returns)

Seahawks Inactives

Author: Luis Medina

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