TALE OF THE TAPE

Bears

  1. Brandon Marshall. (David Banks/Getty Images) (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At St. Louis Rams

    The Bears moved back into a tie for first place in the NFC North with the Detroit Lions, and much of the credit must go to backup quarterback Josh McCown, who is completing more than 60 percent of his passes and he has a 5-0 TD-interception ratio.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At Chicago Bears

    The Ravens have a Super Bowl-winning quarterback in Joe Flacco who may be at his best when the Ravens are involved in big-time postseason games.

  3. CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 29: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears participates in warm-ups before a game against the Cleveland Browns at Soldier Field on August 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Browns defeated the Bears 18-16. TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Quarterback Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins watches play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers August 29, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Washington Redskins

    Quarterback Jay Cutler is making strides under head coach Marc Trestman, as he is less likely to take sacks and throw interceptions.

  4. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 24: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants passes against the New York Jets during their pre season game at MetLife Stadium on August 24, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 29: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears participates in warm-ups before a game against the Cleveland Browns at Soldier Field on August 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Browns defeated the Bears 18-16.
    Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Chicago Bears

    The Giants have gotten off to a miserable start and much of it is on Eli Manning’s shoulders, but that doesn’t mean he’s not capable of beating a solid team like the Bears.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New Orleans Saints At Chicago Bears

    The Saints are revitalized this season after last year’s non-playoff season. The offense is dangerous once again as Drew Brees excels at finding the weak spots in the defense and exploiting them.

  6. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Jay Cutler. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Cincinnati Bengals At Chicago Bears

    The Bears are at a crucial point with Jay Cutler. He is in the last year of his contract and they want to see legitimate growth this year before they offer him a megabucks deal for the future.