“Da Playoff Show,” hosted by Luke Stuckmeyer and featuring analysts Dave Wannstedt, Lance Briggs, Alex Brown, Matt Forte, Hub Arkush, and Olin Kreutz,
to air weeknights at 6:00 PM CT throughout the Bears playoffs run!
NBC Sports Chicago live stream available on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive or via the NEW “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app!
Chicago, IL (December 27, 2018) – NBC Sports Chicago - THE Home of the #AuthenticFan - has announced it will launch Da Playoff Show, a brand new, 30-minute Chicago Bears/NFL Playoffs discussion and analysis show airing weeknights at 6:00 PM CT (re-airs at 11:00 PM) throughout the entire Bears playoffs run. NOTE: Da Playoff Show will also stream live to authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and via the new “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app available on iOS and Android devices, at no cost, to fans anywhere in the U.S. and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Beginning Wednesday, January 2 at 6:00 PM CT, Da Playoff Show host Luke Stuckmeyer (@LukeStuckmeyer) will be joined by a rotation of Bears experts, which will include former head coach/current NBC Sports Chicago analyst Dave Wannstedt, former Bears linebacker/seven-time Pro Bowler Lance Briggs (@LanceBriggs), former Bears defensive end standout Alex Brown (@alexbrown96), former Bears running back/two-time Pro Bowler Matt Forte (@MattForte22), former Bears center/six-time Pro Bowler Olin Kreutz (@olin_kreutz), and Pro Football Weekly founder/veteran NFL expert Hub Arkush.
Every edition of Da Playoff Show will delve deep into the very latest Bears playoffs team news and player status updates, along with a detailed breakdown of their upcoming opponent and all player match-ups, plus, the show will provide analysis of every other NFL Playoffs battle taking place from coast-to-coast. Among the featured segments in Da Playoff Show to include:
- “Film Study” – Coach Wannstedt and the former Bears greats will break down the key plays that have worked (and the ones that haven’t worked) for the Bears this season with deep analysis on the specific plays the Bears should consider implementing against their upcoming opponent.
- “What would Wanny do?” – Coach Wannstedt provides fans with a look at how he would address the Bears locker room with his always-inspiring motivational speech.
- “Press Pass” – Hub Arkush takes a look at the overall media vibe for the Bears upcoming playoff match-up and highlights the specific concerns being pointed out by various members of the press.
- “2-minute drill” – Every show will conclude with this face-paced segment featuring a variety of topics being served up to the show’s roster of Bears/NFL experts.
“The 2018 Bears season has been one of the most exciting in recent memory, so we have created a new program for Bears fans that will both educate and entertain them during this incredible run,” said Kevin Cross, Vice President of Content for NBC Sports Chicago.
PROGRAMMING NOTE: The regular season finale of Football Aftershow presented by Buffalo Wild Wings will air on NBC Sports Chicago+ on Sunday, December 30 at 6:30 PM CT (time approx.), and will also be streamed live on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and via the MyTeams by NBC Sports app. NBC Sports Chicago will also be carrying Football Aftershow immediately following EVERY Bears/NFL Playoffs match-up beginning the weekend of January 5-6. In addition, Bears fans are urged to follow NBC Sports Chicago’s dedicated Bears Twitter handle (@NBCSBears) for up-to-the-minute Bears news 24/7.