How to watch Vikings vs. Bears in Week 17: Stream, time, refs and date
By Adam Carlson
Here is all the information fans will need to watch the Minnesota Vikings take on the Chicago Bears in a massively important Week 17 matchup on Sunday!
The final game of the 2018 NFL season is here for the Minnesota Vikings and it is an essential one. If the team can beat the Chicago Bears, they will go on to the playoffs in hopes of some postseason glory.
This game will be watched by most of the country in the late afternoon time slot in a game which will decide the final spot in the playoffs between the Vikings and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Vikings are in if they beat Chicago or both Minnesota and the Eagles lose.
Here is all the information fans will need to enjoy the game no matter where you are, starting with the basic details!
Time, date, and location
- Game: Minnesota Vikings vs Chicago Bears
- Location: U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota, Minnesota
- Date: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018
- Time: 3:25 pm CT
The other details
- Weather via NFLWeather: – indoors – (no impact)
- Injury report: As shared on Vikings.com
- Officiating crew according to Football Zebras: Head official Clete Blakeman and crew
- Odds: Vikings -5.5, according to OddsShark
- Expert picks: As shared on Vikings.com
- Bold Predictions: As shared on The Viking Age
Places to watch the Game LIVE
- Live National broadcast: – none –
- Live Regional Vikings broadcast: FOX
- Regional coverage map: Available from 506 Sports
- FOX Announcers: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman with Erin Andrews
- Online By Subscription: FuboTV (local only), NFL Sunday Ticket
- Vikings Radio Network, KFAN-FM 100.3/KTLK-AM 1130
- Sirius XM:Sirius: 134 (CHI); 113 or Streaming 819 (MIN)
- XM: 381 (CHI); 231 or Streaming 819 (MIN)
- ESPN Radio
- Tune-In (free trial)
- Westwood One
- Honorary Captain: Mark Rosen
- Color Guard: Joint Services Honor Guard
- National Anthem: Joel McKinnon Miller (Opera singer, actor)
- Gjallarhorn: Brad Johnson
- Halftime: American Ultimate Disc League game between the Minnesota Wind Chill and Chicago Wildfire
- U.S. Bank Hometown Hero: Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Jasper and his son, First Sgt. Matt Jasper.
Autographs at U.S. Bank Stadium (5:30 to 6:30 p.m)
- Buffalo Wild Wings Club: Dave Osborn
- Delta Sky360 Club: Ted Brown
- Delta Vikings Village: Mark Mullaney and Rickey Young (no game ticket required)
- FMP Club: Stu Voigt
- Hyundai Club: John Henderson
- Medtronic Club: Oscar Reed
- Mystic Lake Club Purple: Gene Washington
How will you be watching the Minnesota Vikings when they take on the Chicago Bears in Week 17 of the 2018 NFL season? And who will be the team to take the sixth seed in the NFC in the playoffs? Let us know in the comments below!