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49ers-Bears: How to watch, stream, and listen to the Week 8 matchup

Oct 27, 2021 at 9:36 AM--

The San Francisco 49ers head on the road this week to Chicago for a game against the Bears at Soldier Field. The Niners look to improve to 35-32-1 overall against Chicago. The 49ers and Bears have split each of the past four meetings, with each team earning a road victory in the previous two matchups.

San Francisco is coming off a 30-18 loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 7. Offensively, the 49ers were led by running back Elijah Mitchell, who rushed for 107 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries (5.9 average), marking his second career 100-yard game. Also on offense, wide receiver Deebo Samuel finished the game with seven receptions for 100 yards and one touchdown, his third 100-yard game of the season.

On defense, cornerback Josh Norman registered a team-high 10 tackles to go with two forced fumbles, which tied his single-game career-high. Defensive lineman Kentavius Street added four tackles, a sack, and the first forced fumble of his career. Linebackers Fred Warner and Azeez Al-Shaair each recovered a fumble, the fourth career fumble recovery for Warner, and the first career recovery for Al-Shaair.

Here is everything you need to know to follow the upcoming game.

When does the game start?

Sunday, October 31 at 10:00 a.m. PT

Where is the game being played?

Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois

Who are the coaches?

The 49ers' head coach is Kyle Shanahan. The Bears' head coach is Matt Nagy.

What channel is the game on?

Network: FOX
Play-By-Play: Adam Amin
Color Analyst: Greg Olsen
Sideline Reporter: Pam Oliver

NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers can find the game on channel 710.

What areas will receive the broadcast?

For those without NFL Sunday Ticket, the broadcast will be viewable within the markets designated below.

Coverage map courtesy of 506sports.com

Where can I stream the game?

NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers can stream the game using the service's official mobile app. NFL Game Pass subscribers can stream the game in its entirety once the matchup has been completed.

Bay Area fans can stream the game through the official 49ers app or at 49ers.com.

Where can I listen to the radio broadcast?

Bay Area fans can listen on KGO 810 AM and KSAN 107.7 FM The Bone, where Greg Papa and Tim Ryan will call the game.

Jesús Zárate and Carlos Yustis will call the came in Spanish. That broadcast can be listened to at 49ers.com/news/Espanol.

Chicago fans can listen on WBBM 780-AM and 105.9-FM, where Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer will call the game.

Nationally, fans can listen to the game via ESPN Radio, where Marc Kestecher and Tom Waddle will call the game.

NFL Game Pass subscribers will be able to listen to the game through that service.

SIRIUS: 133 (SF), 83 (Chi.)
XM: 384 (SF), 225 (Chi.)
SXM App: 827 (SF), 805 (Chi.)

Live updates

There will be a game-day article here at 49ers Webzone providing live updates starting during pre-game action.

Game discussion

Fans can discuss the game within our Niner Talk forum.

How has this series played out historically?

Matchups: 67
Series Record: 49ers lead series 34-32-1
49ers Home Record vs. Bears: 49ers lead series 22-14
49ers Away Record vs. Bears: Bears lead series 18-12-1
First Meeting: 9/24/50, Bears win 32-20, at SF
Last Meeting: 12/23/18, Bears win 14-9, at SF
Current Streak: Lost 1
Longest 49ers Win Streak: 6 (12/6/69 – 11/16/75)
Longest Bears Win Streak: 3 – 4 times (Last 10/31/04 – 10/29/06)
Most 49ers Points: 52 – 2 times (Last 12/23/91): 49ers win 52-14, at SF
Most Bears Points: 61 (12/12/65): Bears win 61-20, at Chi.
49ers Shutouts: 5 (Last 12/17/00), 49ers win 17-0, at SF
Bears Shutouts: 2 (Last 10/22/61), Bears win 31-0, at Chi.

49ers Notes

  • QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO has 3 TDs (2 passes, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for a 111.4 rating in 2 road starts this season. Aims for his 3rd in a row on road with 0 INTs & a 100+ rating. Passed for 293 yards in the last road meeting.
  • RB ELIJAH MITCHELL (rookie) rushed for a career-high 107 yards & 2nd-career rush TD last week. Is the only rookie with 2 games with 100+ rush yards in 2021.
  • WR DEEBO SAMUEL led the team in receptions (7) & rec. yards (100) & had 4th rec. TD of season last week. Is 1 of 3 WRs (DAVANTE ADAMS & COOPER KUPP) with 3 games with 7+ catches & 100+ rec. yards this season. Has 44 receptions (6.3 per game) & 810 scrimmage yards (115.7 per game) & 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 7 on road. Has TD catch in 2 of his 3 career games vs. NFC North.
  • DL NICK BOSA has 4 sacks & 6 TFL in 3 road games this season. Aims for his 4th in a row on road with sack.
  • LB FRED WARNER had 9 tackles, 2 TFL & 4th-career FR last week. Aims for his 5th in a row with 9+ tackles.
  • LB AZEEZ AL-SHAAIR had 9 tackles & 1st-career FR last week. Has 9+ tackles in 3 of his past 4.
  • DL KENTAVIUS STREET had 2nd sack of season & 1st-career FF in Week 7.
  • CB JOSH NORMAN led the team with 10 tackles, had a career-high 3 TFL & 2nd-career game with 2 FFs last week. Is only player with 15+ FFs (16) & 15+ INTs (15) since 2012. Aims for his 3rd in a row with PD.
  • CB EMMANUEL MOSELEY had a career-high 4 PD. Has 2+ PD in 3 of his past 4.

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