Bills at Bears NFL Week One Capsule

BUFFALO BILLS AT CHICAGO BEARS

SERIES

BILLS BEARS
SERIES LEADER   7-4
STREAKS   4 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP. Marrone: 0-0 Trestman: 0-0
LAST GAME 11/7/10: Bears 22 at Bills 19. Chicago QB Jay Cutler completes 17 of 30 passes for 188 yards & 2 TDs (97.6 passer rating). Bears defense forces 3 turnovers (1 FF & 2 INTs).
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/8/06: Bears 40, Bills 7. Chicago RB Cedric Benson rushes for 2 TDs. Bears WR Bernard Berrian has 97 receiving yards & TD reception.
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 113 (Buf.), 135 (Chi.). XM: 228 (Chi.).

2013 STATS

PASSING Manuel: 180-306-1,972-11-9-77.7 Cutler: 224-355-2,621-19-12-89.2
RUSHING Spiller: 202-933-4.6-2 Forté: 289-1,339 (2L)-4.6-9
RECEIVING Chandler (TE): 53-655-12.4-2 Marshall: 100 (2C)-1,295-13.0-12
OFFENSE 338.1 381.8
TAKE/GIVE +3 +5
DEFENSE 333.4 394.6
SACKS M. Williams: 13 (3L) Allen (Min.): 11.5
INTs 4 tied: 4 Jennings: 4
PUNTING Moorman: 41.2 O’Donnell (R) (Pre.): 44.6
KICKING Carpenter: 131 (32/32 PAT; 33/36 FG) Gould: 123 (45/46 PAT; 26/29 FG)

NOTES

BILLS: In 2013, QB EJ MANUEL set club rookie record for TD passes (11). In last road game (12/15/13 vs. Jax.), Manuel completed 17 of 24 passes (70.8 pct.) for 193 yards with 2 TDs for 105 rating…In last 4 vs. NFC, RB C.J. SPILLER has 423 scrim. yards (377 rush, 46 rec.) & 2 rush TDs. Last Dec., ranked 2nd in AFC with 426 rush yards (RYAN MATHEWS, 534). Last season, RB FRED JACKSON (5,121) joined HOFers THURMAN THOMAS & O.J. SIMPSON as only Bills to reach 5,000 career rush yards…Rookie WR SAMMY WATKINS (No. 4 overall) set Clemson records for rec. (240), rec. yards (3,391) & TD rec. (27). WR ROBERT WOODS ranked 3rd among AFC rookies with 587 rec. yards in 2013. TE SCOTT CHANDLER led Bills in rec. (53) & rec. yards (655) in 2013, both career-highs…Defense led AFC with 57 sacks in 2013 & had 3 players with 10+ sacks, most in NFL (JERRY HUGHES, KYLE WILLIAMS, MARIO WILLIAMS). M. Williams had sack in only game vs. Chi. (12/28/08 w/ Hou.)…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER is franchise leader in career pass yards (14,913), comp. (1,258), att. (2,090) & rating (83.1). Has won past 8 starts vs. AFC with 15+ att. & has 100.4 rating. In career (incl. playoffs), Cutler’s teams are 28-3 (.903) when he has 100+ rating…Pro Bowl RB MATT FORTÉ had career-high 1,339 rush & 594 rec. yards & is only Bear with 2 seasons with 1,000+ rush & 500+ rec. yards…Pro Bowl WRs ALSHON JEFFERY (1,421) & BRANDON MARSHALL (1,295) combined for 2,716 rec. yards, most by duo in NFL. Jeffery had 2 200-yard rec. games last year & has 2 best rec. yard games in club history. Marshall had 100 catches in 2013, his 5th 100-catch season, tied for most in NFL history. His 218 catches & 2,803 rec. yards are most by Bear in 1st 2 seasons with team…G KYLE LONG was 1 of 4 rookies named to Pro Bowl last year…Since entering NFL in 2004, DE JARED ALLEN leads NFL with 128.5 sacks. CB CHARLES TILLMAN is only player in NFL with 30+ INTs (36) & 30+ FFs (42) since entering NFL in 2003. Since 2012, Pro Bowl CB TIM JENNINGS is 2nd in NFL with 13 INTs & ties for 2nd with 3 INT-TDs. LB LANCE BRIGGS is only active LB with 1,000+ tackles (1,141), 15+ sacks (15) & 5+ INT-TDs (5).


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