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Bears-Eagles Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-12-19 12:11

CHICAGO (8-6) at PHILADELPHIA (8-6)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC

OPENING LINE - Eagles by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chicago 4-8-2, Philadelphia 7-6-1

SERIES RECORD - Bears lead 30-12-1

LAST MEETING - Bears beat Eagles 30-24, Nov. 7, 2011

LAST WEEK - Bears beat Browns 38-31; Eagles lost to Vikings 48-30

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 12, Eagles No. 13

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (13), PASS (5)

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (32), PASS (11)

EAGLES OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (1), PASS (10)

EAGLES DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (16), PASS (31)

STREAK, STATS AND NOTES - Chicago clinches NFC North with a win and Detroit and Green Bay losses. ... Philadelphia wins NFC East victory and Dallas. ... Bears have won last two meetings, four of last five and last two in Philadelphia. ... In its 30 victories over Philadelphia, Chicago has won by average margin of 14.1 points. ... Bears QB Jay Cutler has seven TDs, one INT and passer rating of 97.8 in three games vs. Eagles. ... RB Matt Forte has 327 yards rushing, but no TDs against Philadelphia. ... Bears need 331 total yards to set single-season franchise record. They're 51 points away from setting new scoring record. ... Only Broncos have scored more points than Chicago (406) this season. ... Cutler needs 222 yards passing to pass Sid Luckman for first on franchise's all-time list. ... Bears are 17-2 when Forte runs for 100 yards. ... Bears are only team with two WRs (Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery) in top 10 in yards receiving. ... Eagles QB Nick Foles has fourth-best passer rating (117.0) in NFL history behind Aaron Rodgers (122.5 in 2011), Peyton Manning (121.1 in 2004) and Tom Brady (120.0 in 2013). ... WR DeSean Jackson needs 135 yards receiving to break Mike Quick's single-season franchise record. ... Jackson and RB LeSean McCoy are first 1,200-yard receiving and rushing duo in team history. ... Defense has 16 interceptions, including 14 in last nine games. .. P Donnie Jones has placed 30 punts inside 20-yard line this season, second-highest total in franchise history behind Jeff Feagles' 31 in 1993.

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