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Verdict On Spiegel/Abbatacola Bears-Jags Over/Unders

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(CBS) On Thursday morning, Matt Spiegel and Matt Abbatacola presented over/unders to track in the Bears-Jaguars preseason game to help keep them engaged.

Here’s a look at how they fared.

Total snaps for Shea McClellin, including special teams: 35.5

Abbatacola: under
Spiegel: over
Verdict: over (don’t have an exact number but he played into the third quarter)

Zach Miller touchdowns: 0.5
Abbatacola: under
Spiegel: over
Verdict: under (Miller left with an injury)

Jordan Palmer’s longest completion: 22.5 yards
Abbatacola: over
Spiegel: under
Verdict: over (he had a 23-yarder)

Defensive holding/illegal contact/hands-to-face penalties, combined: 7.5
Abbatacola: over
Spiegel: over
Verdict: over (there were 8, 2 of which were declined)

Jordan Lynch touches of any kind: 4.5
Abbatacola: over
Spiegel: under
Verdict: under (Lynch had 0 touches, as he only played special teams)

Pat O’Donnell mega-punts of 50-plus yards: 0.5
Abbatacola: over
Spiegel: over
Verdict: over (O’Donnell had a 57-yarder and a 51-yarder)

Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston celebratory handshakes: 0.5
Abbatacola: over
Spiegel: over
Verdict: under

Camera shots of Blake Bortles’ girlfriend Lindsey Duke: 0.5
Verdict: under (this one was for fun)

Cars towed on Spiegel’s street in the 60 minutes prior to kickoff: 25.5
Abbatacola: under
Spiegel: over
Verdict: under (there were “about 10,” Spiegel says)

Folks, that will go down in the record books as a 5-4 win for Matt Abbatacola over Matt Spiegel. The difference? One single yard on a Jordan Palmer completion.

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