Week 5 Pre-Gamin': BEARS at VIKINGS (Noon CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Week 5 Pre-Gamin’: BEARS at VIKINGS (Noon CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears look to get back in the win column against a Minnesota Vikings team they have beaten in three of their last four trips to U.S. Bank Stadium.

Game Info and Coverage Maps

Chicago Bears (2-2, 3rd NFC North) at Minnesota Vikings (3-1, T-1st NFC North) – FOX Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth, Kristina Pink); WBBM 780 AM, 105.9 FM (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Mark Grote)

Kickoff time: Noon CT
Site:
U.S. Bank Stadium; Minneapolis, Min.
Referee:
 Shawn Hochuli
Odds: Bears +7.5 (-110), O/U 44 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Game Thread (Week 5 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 12 more games (and playoffs!?).

Hype Video

Starting Quarterbacks and Projected Game Stats

BEARS: Justin Fields: 15/24, 176 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 7 carries, 36 rushing yards

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VIKINGS: Kirk Cousins: 25/35, 248 passing yards, 2 TD, 1 INT; 1 carries, 6 rushing yards

Week 5 projected stats via ESPN projections

Bears Projected Starters

Offense

•   QB Justin Fields
•   RB David Montgomery (he’s back!)
•   WRs Darnell Mooney, Equanimeous St. Brown, Velus Jones Jr.
•   TE Cole Kmet
•   LT Braxton Jones, LG Lucas Patrick, C Sam Mustipher, RG Teven Jenkins, RT Larry Borom

Defense
•   LDE Al-Quadin Muhammad, LDT Angelo Blackson, RDT Justin Jones, RDE Robert Quinn
•   SAM Nicholas Morrow, MIKE Matt Adams, WILL Roquan Smith
•   LCB Kindle Vildor, RCB Kyler Gordon (Sorry, no Jaylon Johnson!)
•   FS Eddie Jackson, SS Jaquan Brisker

Specialists
•   Cairo Santos (kicker), Trenton Gill (punter, holder), Patrick Scales (long snapper), Velus Jones Jr. (kick and punt returns)

Vikings Projected Starters

Offense

•   QB Kirk Cousins
•   RB Dalvin Cook
•   WRs Justin Jefferson, Adam Theilen, K.J. Osborn
•   TE Irv Smith Jr.
•   LT Andrew Thomas, LG Ben Bredeson, C Jon Feliciano, RG Mark Glowinski, RT Evan Neal

Defense

•   LDE Dalvin Thompson, NT Harrison Smith, RDE Jonathan Bullard
•   WLB Danielle Hunter, LILB Eric Kendricks, RILB Jordan Hicks, SLB Za’Darius Smith
•   LCB Patrick Peterson, RCB Cameron Dantzler Sr.
•   FS Camryn Bynum, SS Harrison Smith

Specialists
•   Greg Joseph (kicker), Ryan Wright (punter, holder), Andrew DePaola (long snapper), Jalen Reagor, Kene Nwangwu (kick and punt returns)

Game Inactives


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