CHICAGO (1-1) at NEW YORK JETS (1-1)
Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
OPENING LINE – Jets by 1 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Chicago 1-1, New York 1-1
SERIES RECORD – Bears lead 7-3
LAST MEETING – Bears beat Jets 38-34, Dec. 26, 2010
LAST WEEK – Bears beat 49ers 28-20; Jets lost to Packers 31-24
AP PRO32 RANKING – Bears No. 12, Jets No. 19
BEARS OFFENSE – OVERALL (25), RUSH (30), PASS (9).
BEARS DEFENSE – OVERALL (22), RUSH (27), PASS (10).
JETS OFFENSE – OVERALL (12), RUSH (1), PASS (29).
JETS DEFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (1), PASS (17).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Bears 27-35 in Monday Night Football games, while Jets are 20-27. … Bears have won three straight vs. Jets, and are 3-1 overall against them in New Jersey. … Bears coming off comeback win over 49ers in which they erased 17-point deficit. QB Jay Cutler threw four TD passes in game, including three to Brandon Marshall. It was 22nd time Cutler has led a winning drive in fourth quarter or overtime, and 15th with Bears. He’s tied with Peyton Manning for league lead with six TD passes. Cutler has won past three starts on MNF, and six of past seven. … Marshall’s 27 TD catches since 2012 are tied for most in NFL in that span. He has either 100 yards receiving or a TD in seven straight MNF games. Joined Mike Ditka, Ken Kavanaugh and Harlon Hill as only Bears players with three or more TD catches in multiple games. … WR Santonio Holmes and G Matt Slauson both former Jets. … CB Kyle Fuller, Bears’ first-round draft pick in May, had two INTs last week vs. 49ers. … Jets coming off disappointing loss in which they blew 18-point lead at Green Bay. … Jets first team since Vikings at end of 2007 season to lead league in both rushing offense and rushing defense at the end of any week. Also first time in franchise history to accomplish feat. … QB Geno Smith 1-0 in MNF games with win coming vs. Atlanta last season. Has won four of past six starts overall, with 10 TDs – six passing, four rushing – in that span. Ran for TD last week, and leads NFL QBs with seven rushing scores since start of last season. … WR Eric Decker (hamstring) and CB Dee Milliner (ankle) both uncertain to play, as of Thursday. … LB Demario Davis had career-high two sacks vs. Packers.
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