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Week Five Expert Picks: Buccaneers vs. Bears

The Buccaneers are on primetime for the first time this season and taking on their former NFC Central foes in Chicago


The Buccaneers are in Chicago on Thursday Night Football to take on the Bears in a former NFC Central matchup. It's the first of five primetime appearances for the Bucs this season and the first time quarterback Tom Brady will don a Buccaneer uniform on a national stage.

Tampa Bay is coming off a come-from-behind win over the Los Angeles Chargers at home and sit in sole possession of first place in the NFC South with a 3-1 record. The Bears are also 3-1 but sit behind the Green Bay Packers, who are 4-0, in the NFC North.

Going into this game, the Bucs are a little banged up. Wide receivers Mike Evans and Scotty Miller are questionable. Running back LeSean McCoy was ruled out and Leonard Fournette is 'doubtful' for the game.

Still, Brady is 5-0 against the Bears in his career. He's 9-0 under the Thursday Night lights.

Let's see what the experts think. See below for the full list of expert picks.

NFL.com, Greg Rosenthal – Buccaneers

SB Nation, Consensus - Buccaneers (split)

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