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How to Watch & Listen to Bears at Vikings in Week 17

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings will host the Bears for the fourth time in five seasons, but this time the matchup has playoff implications for both teams.

Minnesota faces a "win-and-definitely-in" scenario in which a victory secures a postseason berth as one of two Wild Card teams. If Minnesota is unable to do so, it will need a loss or tie by Philadelphia (8-7) at Washington (7-8). The Vikings also would get in if they tied Chicago.

The Bears can still garner the No. 2 seed in the NFC if they finish with the same record as the Rams (12-3), who are closing against the 49ers (4-11). Chicago will be the No. 3 seed if it loses or if the Rams win.

The game was flexed to 3:25 p.m. (CT) to coincide with other games that have interrelated playoff implications.

Here are the ways to watch and listen to this week's game.


Kickoff: 3:25 p.m. (CT)

FOX (KMSP FOX 9 in Minneapolis/St. Paul)

Play-by-Play: Joe Buck

Analysts: Troy Aikman

Sideline Reporter: Erin Andrews


KFAN 100.3-FM/KTLK-AM 1130

Play-by-play: Paul Allen

Analyst: Pete Bercich

Sideline Reporters: Greg Coleman and Ben Leber

Radio Pre-game Show: Mike Mussman | 1 p.m. (CT)

KFAN and KTLK serve as the flagship stations for the five-state Vikings Radio Network.


ESPN Radio

Play-by-play: Jason Benetti

Analyst: Bill Polian

Sideline Reporter: Dianna Russini


Sirius: 134 (CHI); 113 or Streaming 819 (MIN)

XM: 381 (CHI); 231 or Streaming 819 (MIN)


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