Bears at Cowboys Week Four Capsule

CHICAGO BEARS (2-1) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (2-1)

SERIES

BEARS COWBOYS
SERIES LEADER   11-9
STREAKS   2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 1-2 Garrett: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 23-6 vs. Rams W 16-10 vs. Buccaneers
LAST GAME 9/19/10: Bears 27 at Cowboys 20. Chicago QB Jay Cutler completes 21 of 29 passes (72.4 pct.) for 277 yards & 3 TDs & Bears CB DJ Moore adds 2 1st-half INTs in Week 2 road win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/19/10
BROADCAST ESPN (7:30 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Kevin Harlan, Dan Fouts, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Chi.), 93 (Dal.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Chi.), 226 (Dal.). 

STATS

PASSING Cutler: 49-93-642-3-6-58.6 Romo: 70-108-841-4-3-89.3
RUSHING Bush: 44-151-3.4-3 (T1L) Murray: 50-213-4.3-1
RECEIVING Marshall: 16-214-13.4-1 Austin: 14-243-17.4-2
OFFENSE 290.0 342.0
TAKE/GIVE +3 -3
DEFENSE 279.0 250.0 (1L)
SACKS Melton: 3 Ware: 4 (3C)
INTs Jennings: 4 (1L) Lee: 1
PUNTING Podlesh: 43.6 C. Jones: 46.4
KICKING Gould: 26 (8/8 PAT; 6/6 FG) Bailey: 17 (5/5 PAT; 4/4 FG)

NOTES

BEARS: In only start vs. Dal. (9/19/10), QB JAY CUTLER completed 21 of 29 (72.4 pct.) for 277 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 136.7 rating. Incl. playoffs, when he has 100+ rating, his teams are 24-0. Has won 4 of past 5 MNF starts…RB MICHAEL BUSH had rush TD last week & ties for NFL lead with 3 rush TDs…WR BRANDON MARSHALL aims for 3rd in row vs. Dal. with TD. Since 2007, has 490 catches, tied for 3rd most in NFL. Incl. playoffs, WR-KR-PR DEVIN HESTER has 19 total return TDs (12 PR, 6 KR, 1 missed FG), tied with HOFer DEION SANDERS for most in NFL history. In 8 MNF games, has 6 TDs (3 PR, 2 KR, 1 rec.)…CB TIM JENNINGS aims for 5th in row with INT & has 5 INTs in past 4. S MAJOR WRIGHT had 45-yard INT-TD last week. Bears had 6 sacks in Week 3, incl. 2.5 by DE ISRAEL IDONIJE. DE JULIUS PEPPERS has 2 3-sack games vs. Dal. Has 102.5 sacks since 2002, tied for 3rd most in NFL. CB CHARLES TILLMAN had FF in last meeting. Since 2005, is only player in NFL with 25+ INTs (26) & 25+ FFs (27)…COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO has 703 pass yards (351.5 per game)in 2 starts vs. Chi. In past 4 MNF starts with 10+ att., Romo is 4-0… RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 4 130-yard rush games in career & team is 4-0 in those contests…TE JASON WITTEN has 40 catches for 445 yards (89 per game) & 2 TDs in past 5 MNF games. In past 5 on MNF, Witten has 3 games with 9 catches. Since 2007, has 452 catches, most by NFL TE. In last meeting, WR MILES AUSTIN tied career-high with 10 catches for 142 yards. Had 5 catches for 107 yards last week. Has TD catch or 100+ yards in 6 of past 7. WR KEVIN OGLETREE ties for 4th in NFL with 7 catches on 3rd down. WR DEZ BRYANT had 62-yard PR-TD in last meeting & avg. 26 yards per catch…LB DE MARCUS WARE has 29.5 sacks in past 22. Since 2006, has 95.5 sacks, most in NFL. Has 6.5 sacks, 4 FF & FR in past 7 on MNF. LB ANTHONY SPENCER aims for 3rd in row vs. Chi. with sack.

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