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How to watch and listen: Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts

TV broadcast and streaming information for Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, August 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET (Preseason game 2).

Colts fans can watch LIVE out-of-market preseason games with NFL+! Start your 7-day free trial of NFL+ today!

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The Indianapolis Colts will host the Chicago Bears for their second preseason game. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The contest will mark the 17th preseason matchup between the teams, with the Bears leading the series at 10-5-1. In their last preseason contest on Aug. 24, 2019, Indianapolis hosted and was defeated by Chicago, 27-17.

Earlier in the week, the two clubs will participate in two joint practices on Wednesday, Aug. 16 and Thursday, Aug. 17 at Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind.

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  • Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • TV coverage: FOX59 and NFL Network
  • Play-by-Play: Greg Rakestraw
  • Color Analyst: Rick Venturi
  • Sideline: Larra Overton

Due to ongoing negotiations between DIRECT TV and Nexstar Media (the parent company of CBS4/FOX59), the broadcast of Saturday's preseason game against the Buffalo Bills may not be available to DIRECT TV & U-verse customers in the Indianapolis area.

For those affected, the game will be available on or the Official Colts App. Customers may also use an over-the-air TV antenna.

Fans outside of the local broadcast area can watch the game live with NFL+*. Sign up for a free 7-day trial.


Inside the local broadcast area

Colts fans in the Indianapolis area will be able to stream the game on Look for the 'Watch Live' button at the top of the homepage at kickoff!

➡️ Are You In-Market? Check your local TV listings or broadcast map to confirm availability.

Outside of the broadcast area (US only)

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*Live preseason games are subject to local blackouts; certain games are restricted to mobile devices. Local games are the games that are available on TV in your market.


Local Radio coverage: Games can be heard in Indianapolis on 93.5 / 107.5 The Fan and 97.1 HANK FM.

  • Play-by-Play: Matt Taylor
  • Color Analyst: Joe Reitz
  • Sideline: Jeffrey Gorman

Radio streaming information:

  • On Your Phone: Fans in the Colts home market can listen to the local broadcast on the Colts App and
  • Outside Of Indianapolis: Fans everywhere can listen to the local broadcast of the game on (Desktop Only).

Other ways to listen to Colts games:

  • NFL+: Live game audio (home, away & national calls) for every game of the season. Sign up for a free trial.
  • Games are also available on SiriusXM Channel 813.

Colts Gameday radio coverage begins three hours before kickoff

  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Colts Pre-Game Huddle on 93.5 / 107.5 The Fan
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Countdown to Kickoff on all affiliate stations
  • 7 p.m.: Bears at Colts
  • End of game - Midnight: Fifth Quarter Huddle on all affiliate stations
  • Midnight - 1 a.m.: Fifth Quarter Huddle on 93.5 / 107.5 The Fan

Can't Stream The Radio Broadcast?

If you are within the 100 mile radius of Indianapolis and can't stream the radio broadcast it could be your Wi-Fi network or cellular provider. Check your IP address at If that shows you as outside of the radius you won't be able to stream the radio broadcast on mobile.


All preseason games are available to both free and paid Game Pass International users. PLUS, watch every regular season game live and on-demand, RedZone and NFL Network! Blackout restrictions apply. Sign up for a free trial today.

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