The play that knocked Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer from last week's game at Green Bay cost Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews $18,231.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 8/11L 22-0
- 8/18L 23-22
- 8/27L 23-7
- 9/1W 21-7
- 9/11L 23-14
- 9/19L 29-14
- 9/25L 31-17
- 10/2W 17-14
- 10/9L 29-23
- 10/16L 17-16
- 10/20L 26-10
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- 11/13h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 11/20h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 11/27h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/4h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/11h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/18h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/24h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 1/1h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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Vikes' Windy City trip should be breeze
Neither our Bears nor Vikings reporters see Minnesota having too tough of a time getting by the Bears in Chicago. FPI agrees, giving Minny nearly a two-thirds chance of winning. Week 8 predictions (Insider)
Jeffery could be in for a pay day
The Bears might not want to pay him $15 million a year, but someone else might pony up. John Clayton ranks Alshon Jeffery as the top WR available for the 2017 free agent market. Best projected free agents (Insider)
Nobody fears Soldier Field
Per ESPN Stats & Info, the Bears are 4-15 at home since the start of 2014. Only the Buccaneers (3-15) and Titans (3-17) have worse home records over that span. A win Monday night would even the Bears' record at home at 2-2.
Where does the betting value lie in NFL games this week? Chalk's experts provide comprehensive against-the-spread and over/under advice for each contest in one handy file.
With one team ending its championship drought in the 2016 World Series, we want to see how much you know about NFL droughts with this week's quiz.
NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest injuries across the league, including updates on Bears RB Jeremy Langford and Colts WR Donte Moncrief, who both returned to practice this week.
Bomani talks about power and responsibility... on the Bears.
Bears in thick of race for top pick
The Browns are the clear favorite for next April's top pick, with the 49ers, Bears and Jets next in the "chase." Per Football Outsiders, Chicago's odds are currently third, at 5.3 percent. Playoff odds (Insider)
Vikings NFL Nation reporter Ben Goessling and Bears NFL Nation reporter Jeff Dickerson preview the Week 8 matchup, discuss their top potential fantasy play and make their game predictions.
Upset special: Bears over Vikings?
One Insider wonders if the 11 days off, plus the return of Jay Cutler under center, could spark a Bears upset of NFC North leader Minnesota on Monday night. Insider roundtable
Doug Kezirian and Bob Scucci break down the lines for NFL Week 8 and discuss the difficulty in assessing the Cowboys, the magnitude of the Vikings-Bears matchup and more.
Could Alshon Jeffery be traded?
The star receiver is on a one-year franchise tag, and would yield terrific value on the market. But unless the Bears are convinced about Cameron Meredith, replacing Jeffery is a whole other story. Potential trade targets
A win over the Vikings would allow the Bears to catch their breath going into the bye after a brutal seven-game stretch to open the season.
Jay Cutler addressed his return as starting quarterback and shared his thoughts on his future with the Bears in a media session Tuesday.
Bears actually improve in FPI despite loss
Chicago's rating went up a half-point after Thursday's loss in Green Bay, leading to a two-spot jump in the rankings. That said, both the offense and defense fell in terms of efficiency. Full FPI rankings
NFL teams going DeShaun watching
The amount of QBs that the NFL's worst teams have either gone through (Browns, Bears) or don't like (49ers) strengthens the likelihood of a QB like Clemson's DeShaun Watson going No. 1 in next year's draft. What We Learned: Week 7
|2(25)||Cody Whitehair||OG||Kansas State|
|4(15)||Nick Kwiatkoski||ILB||West Virginia|
|4(26)||Deon Bush||S||Miami (FL)|
|4(29)||Deiondre' Hall||CB||Northern Iowa|
|6(10)||Deandre Houston-Carson||S||William & Mary|
|7(9)||Daniel Braverman||WR||Western Michigan|
Bears vs Vikings
Soldier Field - Mon 10/31