Bears to play final preseason game at Soldier Field

September 1, 2011 6:05:26 AM PDT
The Chicago Bears are hosting the Cleveland Browns at Soldier Field in their final preseason game Thursday night.

Fans shouldn't expect to see much of the starters though. Backups are expected to dominate the action, looking to lock up spots on the regular season roster.

Meanwhile, talks are ongoing between the Bears and running back Matt Fortecontinue. According to, the Bears have extended a contract offer worth around $15 million guaranteed. The total value and length of the deal were not disclosed, and there's no word on whether Forte will agree to the deal.

Watch Forte and the rest of the Bears Thursday against the Browns -- kickoff is 7 p.m.