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Cowboys at Bears NFL Week 14 Capsule

DALLAS COWBOYS (8-4) AT CHICAGO BEARS (5-7)

SERIES

COWBOYS BEARS
THURS. RECORD 30-18-1 23-19-2
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 11-11
STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Garrett: 0-3 Trestman: 1-0
LAST WEEK L 33-10 vs. Eagles L 34-17 at Lions
LAST GAME 12/9/13: Cowboys 28 at Bears 45. Chicago QB Josh McCown throws for 348 yards & 4 TDs. Bears RB Matt Forté rushes for 102 yards & adds 73 receiving yards & TD catch.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/9/13
BROADCAST NFL Network (7:25 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Mike Mayock, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 93 (Dal.), 92 (Chi.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Dal.), 226 (Chi.).

STATS

PASSING Romo: 221-324-2718-22-8-106.2 (3L) Cutler: 298-448-3105-24 (3C)-14-91.2
RUSHING Murray: 288-1427 (1L)-5.0-8 (T2L) Forté: 201-828-4.1-5
RECEIVING Bryant: 67-952-14.2-10 (T1C) Forté (RB): 78 (3C)-650-8.3-3
OFFENSE 377.3 340.1
TAKE/GIVE -3 -4
DEFENSE 364.1 376.2
SACKS Melton: 5 Young: 8
INTs 3 tied: 2 3 tied: 3
PUNTING Jones: 46.4 O’Donnell (R): 44.1
KICKING Bailey: 92 (35/35 PAT; 19/22 FG) Gould: 55 (28/29 PAT; 9/12 FG)

NOTES

COWBOYS: Are 5-0 on road, best record in NFL…QB TONY ROMO had 3 TDs & 109.2 rating in last game vs. Chi. Is 7-2 as starter on Thurs. with 103.1 rating…RB DE MARCO MURRAY rushed for 146 yards in last year’s meeting. Leads NFL with 1,427 rush yards. Has 100+ rush yards in 10 of 12 games. Has 4 rush TDs in past 2 on Thurs…WR DEZ BRYANT has 6 TDs in past 5. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Chi. with 100+ yards or TD. Since 2012, leads NFL with 35 rec. TDs. TE JASON WITTEN aims for 3rd in row vs. Chi. with TD & has TD in 3 of past 4 meetings…DT HENRY MELTON spent previous 5 seasons (2009-13) with Chi. & faces former team for 1st time. Leads team with 5 sacks. DE JEREMY MINCEY is 2nd on club with 3 sacks & had FR last week. S BARRY CHURCH leads team with 72 tackles & LB ROLANDO MC CLAIN ranks 2nd with 62 tackles in 10 games. DE TYRONE CRAWFORD had sack & FF last week…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER is 2-0 vs. Dal., completing 39 of 53 (73.6 pct.) for 552 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 138.2 rating…In last meeting, RB MATT FORTÉ rushed for 102 yards & had 7 catches for 73 yards & TD. In past 8 at home, has 1,193 scrimmage yards (149.1 per game), 754 rush yards (94.3 per game) & 9 TDs (5 rush, 4 rec.). Is only player in NFL with 800+ rush (828) & 650+ rec. (650) yards…WR BRANDON MARSHALL has 22 catches for 432 yards (108 per game) & 3 TDs in 4 games vs. Dal. Has 13 rec. TDs in past 14 at home. WR ALSHON JEFFERY had 2 TDs last week. Has 4 TDs in past 3. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT was drafted by Dal. in 2008 (2nd Rd., No. 61 overall) & played 1st 4 years with Cowboys (2008-11). Had 109 yards last week…DE JARED ALLEN had 2 sacks last week. Since 2004, leads NFL with 133 sacks. Since 2012, CB TIM JENNINGS is 2nd in NFL with 13 INTs & ties for 3rd with 3 INT-TDs.


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