Bears-Eagles selected for Week 16 Sunday Night Football game

Tuesday December 10th, 2013

The Bear and Eagles will face each other at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Sunday night in Week 16. (Drew Hallowell/ Getty Images) The Bears and Eagles will play at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Sunday night. (Drew Hallowell/ Getty Images)

The NFL has chosen to place the Chicago Bears-Philadelphia Eagles game into its Sunday night slot, replacing the previously planned game between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens.'s Gregg Rosenthal reports that the league will use its 'flex game' option to showcase the Chicago-Philadelphia contest on a national stage.

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Both the Bears and the Eagles are in the thick of divisional playoff races in the NFC North and NFC East respectively.

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