While the Bears have been dealing with a string of injuries in recent weeks, their opponent on Sunday just suffered a major blow. According to the Minnesota Vikings official Twitter account, wide receiver Percy Harvin has been placed on the IR with a torn ligament in his ankle.
In nine games in 2012, the former Florida Gator caught 62 passes for 677 yards with three touchdowns. Harvin also tallied one rushing score and a kickoff return touchdown.
Since Harvin came into the league in 2009, the Bears have had trouble stopping him. In six career games, he's accumulated 470 yards and three touchdowns, while also adding a rushing score.
Harvin had held been holding out for a contract extension in the offseason and his recent injury may complicate those talks going into the 2013 season.
CSN Chicago has expanded their regional broadcasting plans for the 2017 Chicago Fire season.
The expansion includes 29 MLS fixtures, 36 episodes of Fire Weekly, and four behind-the-scenes episodes of Fire All-Access.
"Throughout our 20th season, CSN Chicago will be providing viewers unprecedented coverage of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club," said Fire COO Atul Khosla. "We’re thrilled to be able to team with CSN Chicago to share more than 100 hours of live, original content to fans throughout the region."
"We are proud to be the regional television home for the Fire and fans can count on us once again to deliver expert game coverage, pre-game shows for every telecast, and expanded offerings of Fire-related programming throughout the 2017 MLS campaign," added Phil Bedella, VP/GM of CSN Chicago.
Fire Weekly, presented by The PrivateBank, will debut on Wednesday, March 1 at 10 p.m. on CSN+. It will be also be available via live stream on CSNChicago.com.
Fire All-Access will premiere on Wednesday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. on CSN and streamed at CSNChicago.com.
Click here to see CSN's Broadcast Schedule.
In the latest SportsTalk Live Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, Ben Finfer and Dan Cahill join Kap on the panel to dissect the Bulls-Thunder deal.
Did Oklahoma City get the better part of the trade? And what exactly is the Bulls' plan going forward?
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