Contending Titans hope to bounce back against Bears

TENNESSEE (5-6) at CHICAGO (2-8)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE – Pick-em

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Tennessee 4-7, Chicago 3-7

SERIES RECORD – Bears lead 6-5

LAST MEETING – Bears beat Titans 51-20, Nov. 4, 2012

LAST WEEK – Titans lost 24-17 to Colts; Bears lost 22-16 to Giants

AP PRO32 RANKING – Titans No. 20, Bears No. 29

TITANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (7), RUSH (3), PASS (21)

TITANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (20), RUSH (7), PASS (24)

BEARS OFFENSE – OVERALL (17), RUSH (20), PASS (19)

BEARS DEFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (12), PASS (12)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -Titans have not played at Soldier Field since 2008, last season they reached postseason. … Titans QB Marcus Mariota had passer rating of 106.3 last week, his sixth game this season with rating 100 or higher. … Mariota has thrown multiple TD passes in seven straight games, franchise record. Mariota needs 228 yards to become Titans' first 3,000-yard passer since Matt Hasselbeck in 2011. … RB DeMarco Murray leads AFC with 1,000 yards rushing, his third such season in six-year career. Murray is Titans' first 1,000-yard rusher since Chris Johnson in 2013. … Murray has scored at least one TD in six straight games. … Titans have not had turnover in two straight games. … Titans LB Brian Orakpo has nine sacks. … Tennessee LB Derrick Morgan has career-high eight sacks, all in past seven games. … Titans 2-1 vs. NFC North this season. … WR Rishard Matthews has six TD catches in last seven games, tied for most in NFL in that span. … Bears QB Matt Barkley likely to make first career start after Jay Cutler injured shoulder last week. … RB Jordan Howard ranks second among NFL rookies with 682 yards rushing. … LB Leonard Floyd tied for lead among rookies with five sacks. Floyd was taken to hospital with neck injury last week, but was able to return home with team. … LB Jerrell Freeman became second Bears player in as many weeks suspended four games for violating NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. Star WR Alshon Jeffery got suspended last week. … Bears have been outscored combined 32-0 in second half over past two games against Tampa Bay and Giants. … Fantasy Tip: With their top playmakers on offense either suspended or injured, Bears figure to lean heavily on Howard.

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