Bears game in Philly moved to prime time

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 12/10/2013, 12:10pm

The Bears have won every game they’ve played in prime time this season.

Turns out, they’ll have at least one more.

NBC has “flexed” the Dec. 22 Bears-Eagles game in Philadelphia, meaning it will start at 7:30 p.m. instead of noon Chicago-time. The Sunday Night Football game figures to have playoff implications for both teams.

It might eliminate the chance of a Week 17 flex, too, when the Bears host the Packers. Teams rarely appear on the same prime-time show two weeks in a row, though the Bears and Packers could be playing for a playoff spot.