Week 3 Pre-Gamin': BEARS vs. TEXANS (Noon CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Week 3 Pre-Gamin’: BEARS vs. TEXANS (Noon CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Bears

It’s not often when Week 3 feels like a must-win.

But this feels like one.

Let me explain.

Better yet, let this tweet from Trey Wingo do the talking:

As if the Bears were needing MORE inspiration heading into today’s action!

Game Info and Coverage Maps

Houston Texans (0-1-1, 2nd AFC South) at Chicago Bears (1-1, T-1st NFC North) – CBS (Andrew Catalon and James Lofton); WBBM 780 AM, 105.9 FM (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Mark Grote)

Kickoff time: Noon CT
Site:
 Soldier Field; Chicago
Referee: Clete Blakeman
Odds: Bears -3 (-110), O/U 39 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Game Thread (Week 3 Preview)

Your game thread is down in the comments, so let’s have some good, clean (safe-for-work) fun. And, hopefully, we can do this for 14 more games (and playoffs?)!

Hype Video

Starting Quarterbacks and Projected Game Stats

BEARS: Justin Fields: 15/25, 172 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 8 carries, 39 rushing yards

vs.

TEXANS: Davis Mills: 23/36, 251 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 2 carries, 8 rushing yards

Week 3 projected stats via ESPN projections

Bears Projected Starters

Offense
•   QB Justin Fields
•   RB David Montgomery
•   WRs Darnell Mooney, Equanimeous St. Brown, Dante Pettis
•   TE Cole Kmet
•   LT Braxton Jones, LG Cody Whitehair, C Lucas Patrick, RG Teven Jenkins, RT Larry Borom

Defense
•   LDE Al-Quadin Muhammad, LDT Angelo Blackson, RDT Justin Jones, RDE Robert Quinn
•   SAM Nicholas Morrow, WILL Roquan Smith
•   LCB Jaylon Johnson (a quad injury keeps him out today), RCB Kindle Vildor, NCB Kyler Gordon
•   FS Eddie Jackson, SS Jaquan Brisker

Specialists
•   Cairo Santos (kicker), Trenton Gill (punter, holder), Patrick Scales (long snapper), Trestan Ebner (kick returns), Dante Pettis (punt returns)

Texans Projected Starters

Offense
•   QB Davis Mills
•   RB Dameon Pierce
•   WR Brandin Cooks, Nico Collins, Chris Moore
•   TE Pharaoh Brown
•   LT Laremy Tunsil, LG Kenyon Green, C Scott Quessenberry, RG A.J. Cann, RT Tytus Howard

Defense
•   LDE Jonathan Greenard, LDT Maliek Collins, RDT Roy Lopez, RDE Jerry Hughes
•   WLB Kamu Grugier-Hill, MLB Christian Kirksey, SLB Blake Cashman
•   LCB Steven Nelson, RCB Derek Stingley Jr.
•   FS Jalen Pitre, SS Jonathan Owens

Specialists
•   Ka’imi Fairbairn (kicker), Cameron Johnston (punter, holder), Jon Weeks (long snapper), Tremon Smith, Desmond King III (kick and punt returns)

Game Inactives


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Author: Luis Medina

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