Bears-Vikings Game On Nov. 18 Flexed To Primetime

November 05, 2018 - 12:13 pm

(670 The Score) The success of the Bears has led them back to primetime.

The Bears-Vikings game at Soldier Field on Nov. 18 has been flexed to primtetime. It will kick off at 7:20 p.m. and be nationally televised on NBC. 

The game had previously been scheduled for noon. It will replace the Steelers-Jaguars matchup.

The Bears will wear their orange alternate jerseys in the matchup, the team announced Monday. it will be the first time the Bears wear their orange tops in a primetime game.

Chicago lost 24-23 at Green Bay in its lone Sunday Night Football matchup back in Week 1.

The Bears (5-3) lead the Vikings (5-3-1) by mere percentage points in the NFC North. Chicago hosts Detroit this Sunday, while Minnesota has a bye.