BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots’ road game against the Bears on Dec. 12 at Soldier Field has been moved to a 4:15 p.m. kickoff, the Bears announced today.
The game was originally scheduled for 1 p.m., but as part of flex scheduling, it has been moved by CBS so it reaches a wider audience. The Pats and the Bears now become a primetime affair.
Both teams are playing well and have play-off seedings on the line.
The Bears (8-3) are one of the NFL’s surprise teams, while the Patriots (9-2) are tied with the Jets and Falcons for the best record in the NFL.
The game airs on WBZ-TV.