Soldier Field gets partial facelift

Updated: December 4, 2011, 11:53 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Fans tuning in to Sunday's broadcast of the Chicago Bears' matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs will see a new look at Soldier Field with the middle third of the field taking on a darker green hue due to it being re-sodded.

According to a Bears official, the Chicago Park District -- which works in conjunction with the team -- installed the new sod just after the Nov. 25 Prep Bowl, which annually pits the Chicago Public League champion against the Chicago Catholic League ...

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