The Bears have a new partner for preseason games, announcing a working relationship with Fox-32 today.
Fox will carry all four preseason games with the Aug. 21 meeting with San Francisco at Soldier Field (a Briggsgate battle) being a national telecast.
Not only is the team changing networks, but Mike Ditka is out as the color analyst for preseason games. He will be replaced by former quarterback Erik Kramer, the guy who holds some of the passing records Sid Luckman does not own. Kramer will team with play-by-play voice Dave Barnett.
Fox will provide a variety of programs on game day throughout the season.
Now, off to the pre-draft/Brian Urlacher press conference. Check back for more details soon.