NFL PREVIEW: DALLAS COWBOYS (7-5) AT CHICAGO BEARS (6-6)
December 4, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
MONDAY NIGHT, DECEMBER 9, 2013
DALLAS COWBOYS (7-5) AT CHICAGO BEARS (6-6)
COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO has 300+ pass yards in all 3 games vs. Chi. In only start at Chi., had 329 yards & 100.8 rating…RB DE MARCO MURRAY rushed for career-high 3 TDs last week…WR DEZ BRYANT has 19 rec. TDs in past 20. Since 2011, has 30 rec. TDs, 2nd most among NFL WRs. Had 8 catches for 105 yards in last meeting. TE JASON WITTEN had 13 catches for 112 yards & TD in last meeting. Since 2007, has 608 catches, most by NFL TE. Is 2nd all-time in receptions (860) by TE. Rookie WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS has rec. TD in 5 of past 8. WR-KR-PR DWAYNE HARRIS ranks 2nd in NFL with 31.3 KR avg. & 14.0 PR avg…DE DE MARCUS WARE had 2 sacks in only game at Chi. Aims for 4th in row on MNF with sack. Since entering NFL in 2005, has 116 sacks, most in NFL. DT JASON HATCHER has 6 sacks in his past 6. CB BRANDON CARR had INT last week…
BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER is 2-0 vs. Dal. with 5 TDs, 0 INTs & 138.2 rating. With Chi., is 6-1 on MNF with 14 TDs, 3 INTs & 100.6 rating. QB JOSH MC COWN has 9 TDs, 1 INT & 103.6 rating this season…In past 7 on MNF, RB MATT FORTÉ has 794 scrimmage yards (113.4 per game)…WR BRANDON MARSHALL has 16 catches for 332 yards (110.7 per game) & 3 TDs in 3 meetings. WR ALSHON JEFFERY had 12 catches for team-record 249 yards & 2 TDs last week. Is 1 of 8 in NFL history with 2 200-yard games in season. Has 57 catches for 1,005 yards (111.7 per game) & 5 TDs in past 9… In last meeting, Bears had 5 INTs (2 INT-TDs). Since 2012, CB TIM JENNINGS ties for 1st in NFL with 12 INTs. Since entering NFL in 2002, DE JULIUS PEPPERS has 118 sacks, 2nd most in NFL. S MAJOR WRIGHT had career-high 2 INTs in last game vs. Dal.