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Chicago Bears at a glance 10.05.14

Chicago Bears

Coach: Marc Trestman

Key Stats

2 Years left tackle Michael Ola spent with Montreal in the CFL before joining the Bears. The rookie is expected to start in place of injured Pro Bowler Jermon Bushrod.

13 Interceptions for CB Tim Jennings since 2012, more than anyone except Richard Sherman (16). Jennings picked off Cam Newton twice in 2012, returning one for a TD.

205 Career-high rushing yards for Matt Forte vs. Panthers in 2011. Forte’s two biggest rushing games have come vs. Carolina (166 yards in ’10).

Starting Lineup


WR1 15 Brandon Marshall
LT 70 Michael Ola
LG 68 Matt Slauson
C 64 Brian de la Puente
RG 75 Kyle Long
RT 67 Jordan Mills
TE 83 Martellus Bennett
WR2 17 Alshon Jeffery
QB 6 Jay Cutler
WR3 19 Josh Morgan
RB 22 Matt Forte


LDE 99 Lamarr Houston
LDT 93 Will Sutton
RDT 92 Stephen Paea
RDE 69 Jared Allen
SLB 55 Lance Briggs
MLB 58 D.J. Williams
WLB 59 Christian Jones
LCB 26 Tim Jennings
RCB 23 Kyle Fuller
SS 21 Ryan Mundy
FS 47 Chris Conte

Special Teams

K 9 Robbie Gould
P 16 Pat O’Donnell
KO 9 Robbie Gould
H 16 Pat O’Donnell
PR 14 Santonio Holmes
KOR 32 Senorise Perry


OUT: T Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), S Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), LB Shea McClellin (hand), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion). DOUBTFUL: C Roberto Garza (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps). QUESTIONABLE: G Matt Slauson (ankle). PROBABLE: DE Jared Allen (illness), LB Lance Briggs (knee), S Chris Conte (shoulder), WR Brandon Marshall (ankle), LB D.J. Williams (neck).


Opponent Result/Time TV
7 Buffalo L 23-20
14 At San Francisco W 28-20
22 At N.Y. Jets W 27-19
28 Green Bay L 38-17
5 At Carolina 1 p.m. FOX
12 At Atlanta 4:25 p.m.* FOX
19 Miami 1 p.m.* CBS
26 At New England 1 p.m.* FOX
2 Bye
9 At Green Bay 8:30 p.m. NBC
16 Minnesota 1 p.m.* FOX
23 Tampa Bay 1 p.m.* FOX
27 At Detroit 12:30 p.m.* CBS
4 Dallas 8:25 p.m. NFL
15 New Orelans 8:30 p.m. ESPN
21 Detroit 1 p.m.* FOX
28 At Minnesota 1 p.m.* FOX

NOTE: * Time subject to change.