Bears’ schedule features 4 prime time games

SHARE Bears’ schedule features 4 prime time games

The Bears played in prime time last Thanksgiving against the Packers. (AP)

The Bears’schedule was setThursday, with a“Thursday Night Football” game at Lambeau Field among the four prime-time highlights.

They’ll open in Houston and close atthe Vikings’ new stadium.

The Bearswill rotate road and home gamesthrough the firsteight weeks before a bye.

Here’s a look at the schedule:

Sept. 11 at Texans, noon (Fox)

Sept. 19 vs. Eagles, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Sept. 25 at Cowboys, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 2 vs. Lions, noon (Fox)

Oct. 9 at Colts, noon (Fox)

Oct. 16 vs. Jaguars, noon (CBS)

Oct. 20 at Packers, 7:25 p.m. (CBS, NFL Network)

Oct. 31vs. Vikings, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Week 9: Bye

Nov. 13 at Buccaneers, noon (Fox)

Nov. 20 at Giants, noon (Fox)

Nv. 27 vs. Titans, noon (CBS)

Dec. 4 vs. 49ers, noon (Fox)

Dec. 11 at Lions, noon (Fox)

Dec. 18 vs. Packers, noon (Fox)

Dec. 24 vs. Redskins, noon (Fox)

Jan. 1 at Vikings, noon (Fox)

EarlierThursday, the Bears set dates and times for their four preseason games:vs. Broncos, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.;at Patriots, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m.; vs. Chiefs, Aug. 27 at noon; andat Browns, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.

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