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Bears at Eagles Week 9 Capsule

SERIES

  BEARS EAGLES
SERIES LEADER 27-9-1  
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 3-2 Reid: 6-3
LAST WEEK Bye (Wk. 7: W 24-18 at Buccaneers in London) W 34-7 vs. Cowboys
LAST GAME 11/28/10: Eagles 26 at Bears 31. Chicago builds 31-13 4th-quarter lead and thwarts late Philadelphia comeback attempt to secure victory.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/21/07: Bears 19, Eagles 16. Chicago QB Brian Griese connects with WR Muhsin Muhammad on 15-yard TD pass with 9 seconds remaining as Bears earn comeback win.
BROADCAST ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski, Jon Gruden, Suzy Kolber (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (Chi.), 93 (Phi.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Chi.), 226 (Phi.).

STATS

PASSING Cutler: 137-232-1,702-9-6-84.0 Vick: 144-228-1,852-11-8-90.0
RUSHING Forté: 124-672-5.4-2 McCoy: 135-754 (2L)-5.6-8 (2L)
RECEIVING Forté (RB): 38-419-11.0-1 Maclin: 40-543-13.6-4
OFFENSE 337.4 449.3 (1L)
TAKE/GIVE +4 -7
DEFENSE 380.6 330.6 (3C)
SACKS Peppers: 4 Babin: 9 (T3L)
INTs Moore, Urlacher: 3 (T3C) Coleman: 3 (T3C)
PUNTING Podlesh: 42.5 Henry (R): 42.2
KICKING Gould: 60 (18/18 PAT; 14/15 FG) Henery (R): 59 (20/20 PAT; 13/16 FG)

NOTES

BEARS: In last meeting, QB JAY CUTLER completed 14 of 21 (66.7 pct.) for 247 yards with 4 TDs (tied career-high) vs. 0 INTs for career-best 146.2 rating. In career (incl. playoffs), when he has 100+ rating, his teams are 24-0…RB MATT FORTÉ leads NFL with 1,091 scrimmage yards & is only player in NFL with 600+ rush (672) & 400+ rec. (419) yards. Has 685 scrimmage yards (171.3 per game; 553 rush, 132 rec.) in past 4…WR-KR-PR DEVIN HESTER holds NFL record for most PR-TDs (11) & combined KR-TDs (16). Has 6 TDs on MNF: 3 PR, 2 KR, 1 rec. Since start of 2010, WR JOHNNY KNOX is averaging 18.7 yards per catch (1,308 yards, 70 rec.), 3rd best mark in NFL (min. 70 catches)…DE JULIUS PEPPERS aims for 3rd in row vs. Phi. with sack & FF. Since entering NFL in 2002, ranks 4th with 93 sacks. LB LANCE BRIGGS was named NFC Player of Week 7. CB D.J. MOORE has INT in 3 of past 4 (1 TD)…EAGLES: QB MICHAEL VICK passed for 333 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. In last MNF game (11/15/10 at Was.), Vick became 1st player ever with 300+ pass yards (333), 50+ rush yards (80), 4 pass TDs & 2 rush TDs in game…RB LE SEAN MC COY is only player to score TD in every team game. Ties for 2nd with 10 TDs (8 rush, 2 rec.). Leads NFL with 58 1st downs & 48 rush 1st downs. Rushed for career-high 185 yards with 2 TDs last week…WR-PR DE SEAN JACKSON has rec. TD in 2 of past 3 vs. Chi. Incl. playoffs, has 28 TDs (21 rec., 4 PR, 3 rush) in career & averages 45.2 yards per TD (1,265 yards). WR JEREMY MACLIN & TE BRENT CELEK each had TD in last meeting. Celek aims for 3rd in row with TD…CB ASANTE SAMUEL has NFL-best 37 INTs since 2006. In 11/26/06 meeting (with NE), Samuel had career-high 3 INTs. DT CULLEN JENKINS ties for lead among NFL DTs with 5 sacks. DE JASON BABIN ties for 3rd in NFL with 9 sacks.


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