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Colts at Bears Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS (2-14) At CHICAGO (8-8)

Saturday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE – Chicago by 10

2011 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Indianapolis 6-10; Chicago 8-8

SERIES RECORD – Colts lead 23-18

AP PRO32 RANKING: Colts No. 27; Bears No. 12

LAST MEETING – Bears beat Colts 29-13, Sept. 7, 2008

COLTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (30), RUSH (26), PASS (27)

COLTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (25), RUSH (29), PASS (15)

BEARS OFFENSE – OVERALL (24), RUSH (9), PASS (26)

BEARS DEFENSE – OVERALL (17), RUSH (5), PASS (28)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – QB Andrew Luck makes debut after Colts took him with No. 1 pick in draft, and parted with Peyton Manning. Colts also have new coach in Chuck Pagano, while Bears hired GM Phil Emery to replace fired Jerry Angelo and acquired Pro Bowl WR Brandon Marshall from Miami. … Bears won at Indianapolis in first game at Lucas Oil Stadium in last meeting, with Matt Forte running for 123 yards in his debut. … Marshall and Colts CB Vontae Davis involved in heated confrontation in practice with Dolphins last year, according to NFL.com, in which Marshall threw ball hard into his face from point-blank range and Davis had to be restrained. Like Marshall, Davis got traded in offseason. … Colts LB Dwight Freeney third among active players with 102 1/2 sacks, behind John Abraham (112) and Jared Allen (105). … DE Robert Mathis has at least 9 1/2 sacks past four seasons. … Bears promoted Mike Tice from offensive line coach to coordinator to replace Mike Martz. … Cutler tied with Ed Brown and Erik Kramer for fourth on club list with 63 TD passes as Bear. Sid Luckman (137), Billy Wade (68), Jim McMahon (67) ahead of him. … Forte fifth on Bears list with 6,218 yards from scrimmage, behind Gale Sayers (6,263). … With start Sunday, LB Brian Urlacher would tie Keith Van Horne for fourth in club history with 169. … With 18 combined return TDs, Devin Hester one shy of Deion Sanders’ NFL record. Hester already holds records for career kick return touchdowns (17) and career punt return TDs (12). … K Robbie Gould ranks fifth all-time in field-goal accuracy at 85.8 percent. … LS Patrick Mannelly will set club record when he steps on field for 15th season with Bears.


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