Game 15: Redskins @ Bears

When: Saturday December 24th @ 1 PM
Where: Soldier Field in Chicago
Weather: 45 degrees with 80% chance of rain
Radio: SportsTalk 980
TV: FOX5 Dick Stockton, David Diehl, Kristina Pink (Field reporter)
Line: Redskins -3.5 (Over/Under 46 points)

The Redskins meet for the 43rd time on Sunday afternoon at Chicago’s Soldier Field. Washington leads the series all-time 21-20-1, but have won six straight in the series. Jay Gruden is 1-0 vs. the Bears, while Chicago Head Coach John Fox is 3-2 vs. the Burgundy and Gold.

Fox has the doubleheader on Saturday and unless you live in the DC or Chicago markets (blue), you’ll be watching Minnesota @ Green Bay. Some in the southeast will get Atlanta @ Carolina. Tampa Bay @ New Orleans is the 4 PM game in the east. While most of the country will have a CBS game at 1 PM, we get Indianapolis @ Oakland at 4 PM.

Game 15 Chicago

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Prime Time

Thursday Night NY Giants- @ Philadelphia (NBC) (Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth)
Saturday Night Cincinnati- @ Houston (NFLN) (Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon)
Sunday Afternoon Baltimore- @ Pittsburgh (NFLN) (Mike Tirico, Doug Flutie)
Sunday Night- Denver @ Kansas City (NBC)
Monday Night- Detroit @ Dallas (ESPN)

GAME 14 OPPONENT

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

GAME NOTES

REDSKINS: QB KIRK COUSINS has 1,713 pass yards (342.6 per game), 9 TDs & 3 INTs for 103.5 rating in past 5 on road. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 4,360 pass yards…RB ROBERT KELLEY ties for 2nd among NFL rookies with 6 rush TDs. Aims for 3rd in row with TD…WR DE SEAN JACKSON has 441 rec. yards (88.2 per game) & 3 TDs in past 5. In past 8 on road, WR JAMISON CROWDER has 604 rec. yards & 4 TD catches. TE JORDAN REED has 20 receptions & 3 rec. TDs in past 3 on road. In 2 career meetings, has 18 receptions for 254 yards (127 per game) & 2 TDs. Has 16 TD catches since 2015, 2nd-most among NFL TEs…LB RYAN KERRIGAN aims for 7th in row on road with sack. Ranks 3rd in NFC with 11 sacks. LB TRENT MURPHY had sack & FF in last meeting. LB MASON FOSTER has 25 tackles (12.5 per game) & sack in past 2. CB JOSH NORMAN aims for 4th in row with PD. Ranks 3rd in NFL since 2014 with 44 PD. Had INT in only game at Chi. (10/28/12 with Car.). CB BASHAUD BREELAND has sack, 2 FFs & 4 PD in past 3. CB QUINTON DUNBAR had 1st career sack in Week 15…BEARS: QB MATT BARKLEY passed for career-high 362 yards last week. Has 88.4 rating in past 3…Rookie RB JORDAN HOWARD has 707 rush yards (101 per game) & 5 TDs in past 7. Ranks 2nd among NFL rookie RBs with 1,059 rush yards & 6 rush TDs…In 2 career meetings, WR ALSHON JEFFERY has 212 rec. yards (106 per game) & TD catch. Aims for 3rd in row at home with rec. TD. WR CAMERON MEREDITH has 15 receptions for 176 rec. yards & TD in past 2. WR DEONTE THOMPSON had career-highs in receptions (8) & rec. yards (110) in Week 15…DE AKIEM HICKS has 4 sacks & FF in past 3 at home. LB PERNELL MC PHEE has 3 sacks & FF in past 3 at home. LB WILLIE YOUNG has 7.5 sacks, FF & PD in past 10 at home. Had sack in last meeting. Rookie LB NICK KWIATKOSKI is averaging 7.3 tackles per game in past 3. CB DEMONTRE HURST has sack & INT in past 2

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