16:45 LRN Sportscast October 27

The Saints will look to extend their longest winning streak since 2013 to five games on Sunday when they host the Chicago Bears, who have won two in a row. New Orleans will go up against rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who is two and one as a starter, but completed just four passes last week in a 17-3 win over Carolina.

Louisiana Tech is at Rice on Saturday. The Owls have just one win, while the Bulldogs have lost three of their last four. Tech Head Coach Skip Holtz says his team is not in a position to overlook any one, plus Rice presents his defense with a lot of pre-snap reads…
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Kick-off is at 2:30 PM.

It will be an interesting Saturday in the Southland Conference. The top four teams in the division standings are playing each other. McNeese is at Central Arkansas, who is in first place and undefeated in league play. Southeastern Louisiana hosts Sam Houston. Both teams have one loss in conference action. Lions Coach Ron Roberts hopes his defense can create a few negative plays to slow down quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe and the Bearkats explosive offense…
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Southeastern has had trouble defending the pass this season. That game kicks off at 7 PM at StrawberStadium.

Also in the Southland, Nicholls is at Incarnate Word and Northwestern state visits Houston Baptist. In the SWAC, Grambling hosts winless Texas Southern for homecoming, while Southern is at Arkansas Pine-Bluff.