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Week 14: Over/Unders

Jay Cutler throws a pass against the Minnesota Vikings on November 25 at Soldier Field. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jay Cutler throws a pass against the Minnesota Vikings on November 25 at Soldier Field. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) Here are this week’s over/unders from The McNeil and Spiegel Show!

OLINE FALSE STARTS:
False starts been a problem the last few seasons

Think back to the debacle in Detroit last season

Minnesota Vikings are back as a playoff contender…fans will be loud

O/U for Bears False Starts:  2.5
Mac and Spiegs both go over


TIGHT END TARGETS:
Could be without Jeffery, Hester…you saw what Eric Weems offers in pass

Tight Ends have to be thrown to more, right?

Against Vikings 2 weeks ago:

Davis had 4 targets (just 1 reception), Spaeth and Rodriguez each had 1 reception while being targeted once each.

Davis, Adams, Spaeth and Rodriguez have combined for 25 receptions thru 12 games

53 Targets for Bears TE this year.  4.4 per game.

O/U for Bears TE Targets:  5.5
Mac – Under       Spiegs – Over


ADRIAN PETERSON 1ST HALF CARRIES:
6 First half carries vs. Bears 2 weeks ago

Averages 9.8 carries per first half this year

118 first half carries in 12 games

Establish run earlier vs. Bears than first meeting?  Assume so…

O/U for Peterson 1st Half Carries:  9.5 
Mac and Spiegs both go over

VIKINGS FIRST RECEPTION BY WR:
Came half way through the first quarter in first Bears meeting (7:17 left in 1Q.  Jerome Simpson 1 yard reception)

Came with 3 minutes remaining in 4th quarter last week in Green Bay (Again, Jerome Simpson)

O/U for When Vikings Complete First Pass: 7:30 left in 2nd Quarter
Mac – Under (Before)           Spiegs – Over (After)


JOE WEBB AT QUARTERBACK??:

Run the zone read like Russell did last week?
Webb has 1 rush for -1 yard on the year.  A knee vs. Tennessee.

Christian Ponder falling out in Minnesota?

O/U for Webb runs at quarterback:  1.5

Mac and Spiegs both go over


BROADCAST MENTIONS:
Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa
REFERENCES TO ADRIAN PETERSON’S KNEE:
Comes back from terrible injury, very quickly

Having as strong of season as he’s ever had

Announcers love making a point of it, especially if he has a big game

O/U for References to AP’s Knee or ACL:  3.5               
Mac and Spiegs both go under
SHOTS OF BRIAN URLACHER:
Will he travel?  If he does, he’ll be a talking point.

Graphics/video of him from games past?  We’ll count those, too.

O/U for Shots of Brian Urlacher…past or present:  2.5
Mac and Spiegs both go over



MALL OF AMERICA
It’s the holiday season, why not show people shopping?

Mall of America is the biggest tourist attraction in Minneapolis anyway and this time of year only helps its cause to be shown in the Christmas shopping season.

You know at least one is being shown…

O/U for Shots of or at Mall of America:  1.5
Mac – Under       Spiegs – Over


OUTDOOR ICE SKATING:
It’s Minnesota…this or ice fishing shots.

Seems like something TV producers love showing – outdoor ice skating

Will we see one shot of it during the Bears game?

O/U for shots of Outdoor Ice Skating:  0.5
Mac – Under       Spiegs – Over