Bears vs Jaguars Week Five Capsule

CHICAGO BEARS (3-1) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-3)

SERIES

BEARS JAGUARS
SERIES LEADER 3-2  
STREAKS 2 of past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 1-1 Mularkey: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 34-18 at Cowboys L 27-10 vs. Bengals
LAST GAME 12/7/08: Jaguars 10 at Bears 23. Chicago QB Kyle Orton throws 2 TD passes (2, 22) & K Robbie Gould converts 3 FGs (22, 36, 35).
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/12/04: Bears 3 at Jaguars 22. Jacksonville QB Byron Leftwich passes for 242 yards & 2 TDs. Jaguars defense limits Chicago to 210 total yards.
BROADCAST FOX (4:05 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 93 (Chi.), 136 (Jax.). XM: 228 (Jax.).

STATS

PASSING Cutler: 67-117-917-5-6-75.3 Gabbert: 63-113-654-5-1-83.7
RUSHING Bush: 54-180-3.3-3 (T3C) Jones-Drew: 72-352-4.9-1
RECEIVING Marshall: 23-352-15.3-2 Jones-Drew (RB): 13-83-6.4-1
OFFENSE 307.5 254.3
TAKE/GIVE +7 (T3L) 0
DEFENSE 316.8 404.8
SACKS Melton: 4 Alualu, Knighton: 1
INTs Jennings: 4 (1L) Bosworth, Posluszny: 1
PUNTING Podlesh: 43.0 Anger (R): 52.0 (1L)
KICKING Gould: 36 (12/12 PAT; 8/8 FG) Scobee: 24 (3/4 PAT; 7/7 FG)

NOTES

BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER completed 18 of 24 (75 pct.) for 275 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 140.1 rating last week. Incl. playoffs, when he has 100+ rating, his teams are 25-0. Is 5-1 in past 6 starts vs. AFC…RB MATT FORTÉ is 1 of 2 players with 4,000+ rush (4,396) & 2,000+ rec. yards (2,071) since 2008 (RAY RICE)…In 2 career meetings, WR BRANDON MARSHALL has 16 catches for 231 yards (115.5 per game). Had 7 catches for 138 yards & TD last week. Since 2007, has 497 catches, 3rd most in NFL. WR-KR-PR DEVIN HESTER had 34-yard rec. TD last week. Incl. playoffs, has 19 total return TDs (12 PR, 6 KR, 1 missed FG), tied with HOFer DEION SANDERS for most in NFL history…Bears lead NFL with 14 takeaways, 11 INTs & 3 INT-TDs. LB LANCE BRIGGS (74 yards) & CB CHARLES TILLMAN (25) each had INT-TD last week. Tillman is only player in NFL with 25+ INTs (27) & 25+ FFs (27) since 2005. CB TIM JENNINGS has 5 INTs in past 5. S MAJOR WRIGHT has 3 INTs in past 2, incl. INT-TD. DE JULIUS PEPPERS has 7 sacks in past 8 vs. AFC…JAGUARS: Club is 24-9 (.727) vs. NFC at home…QB BLAINE GABBERT passed for 260 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 96.1 rating in only meeting vs. NFC (Min. on 9/9) in ’12…In past 10 vs. NFC, RB MAURICE JONES-DREW is averaging 102.4 rush yards per game (216 att., 1,024 yards). Since ’09, leads NFL with 4,673 rush yards. Has 80+ rush yards in 5 of past 6 in Oct. Jones-Drew (291) needs 9 catches to join JIMMY SMITH (862) & KEENAN MC CARDELL (499) as only players with 300 rec. in club history…TE MARCEDES LEWIS had 2nd TD catch of season & 19th of career last week, most TD catches by TE in club history…Rookie WR JUSTIN BLACKMON had team-high 6 catches last week. WR CECIL SHORTS has 4 catches for 147 yards (36.8 avg.) with 2 TDs (39 & 80 yards) in 4th Q this season…LB KYLE BOSWORTH had 1st career INT last week…In only meeting vs. Bears (w/ Jets on 12/26/10), S DWIGHT LOWERY had 20-yard INT-TD…CB RASHEAN MATHIS has 11 INTs vs. NFC…DT TYSON ALUALU has 2 sacks in past 3 vs. NFC.


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