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Bears' Starters To Play Until Halftime, Roquan Smith To Make Preseason Debut

Eberflus is committed to the Bears' starters playing the first half against Cleveland.
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Chicago Bears' head coach Matt Eberflus said Tuesday that the team's starters will play until halftime in the final preseason game against the Browns. He also expects Roquan Smith to play and Justin Fields to start and play most of the first half.

The Bears' starters played various amounts of snaps last week in Seattle. But some starters only made it through the first series.

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Coach Eberflus says they are going to try to simulate a regular-season game in the Bears' final preseason contest this weekend. With his commitment to the Chicago Bears' starters playing the entire first half, we could get the first glimpse of what this team will look like come Week 1 against San Francisco.