Week 14 NFL Capsule

Today's game

Bears (5-7) at Washington (5-7)

Time: 7:15 p.m., NFL Network, Channel 50

Line: Redskins by 3

Series: Bears lead series 23-21-1

Last time: Redskins 9, Bears 7, Sept. 11, 2005 at Washington

Last week: Bears lost to Giants 21-16; Redskins lost to Bills 17-16

Notes: Washington has won eight of past 10 in series. ... Last week, QB Rex Grossman finished with season-high 296 yards passing, but was sacked season-high six times. ... Bears have allowed career highs to opposing rushers in two straight games (Derrick Ward, 154 yards, and Andre Hall, 98 yards). ... Bears have 28 turnovers, tied for most in NFC. ... Last week, RB Adrian Peterson had career-high 149 yards from scrimmage in first start of season. He finished with season-high 7 receptions. ... Bears average 83.8 yards rushing per game, last in NFC. ... TE Desmond Clark is averaging 68.5 yards receiving in past two after averaging 22.3 in previous three. ... LB Brian Urlacher had season-high 14 tackles and 1 INT last week. He leads team with 96 tackles. ... CB Nathan Vasher has missed nine straight games and is questionable. ... PR-KR Devin Hester averages 15.1 yards per punt return, tied for best in NFC. ... DE Adewale Ogunleye has 6 sacks in past five games and forced fumble in four straight. ... Redskins have lost four straight. ... Washington is tied for last in NFC with minus-9 turnover differential. Redskins have lost NFC-worst 15 fumbles. ... RB Clinton Portis is averaging 51.3 yards rushing over past three games. Portis needs 80 yards for his fifth 1,000-yard season and has three straight 100-yard games vs. Bears. ... Chris Cooley (53 receptions, 584 yards) leads NFC TEs with 7 TDs. ... Coach Joe Gibbs is 8-3 vs. Bears. ... K Shaun Suisham has hit 15 FGs in last five games. ... RB-KR Rock Cartwright leads conference with 27.3 yards per kick return.

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