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Quick Take: Eagles-Bears

In Brief

» Last meeting:Kyle Orton tied a career-high with three touchdown passes as the Bears edged the Eagles, 24-20, on Sept. 28, 2008.
» Streaks: The Eagles have won five of the past seven vs. the Bears, but trail the overall series, 27-9-1.
» Last week: The Chargers overcame 450 passing yards from Donovan McNabb to knock off the Eagles, 31-23. ... Jay Cutler threw five interceptions as the Bears fell to the Niners, 10-6, on the NFL Network.

Keep your eye on ...LeSean McCoy's role: Philadelphia is unlikely to have Brian Westbrook available, so the rookie McCoy will take over the running duties. While McCoy has shown promise this year, coach Andy Reid has appeared hesitant to give him too many carries. The Eagles are best offensively when they have balance, and McCoy is the key to providing that with his running ability.

Jay Cutler's night time blues: In three primetime outings this year, the Bears quarterback has thrown a stunning 11 interceptions. While all three of those games were on the road, and this one is at home, Cutler has to do a better job of ball security -- especially against an Eagles defense that thrives on forcing turnovers.

Matt Forte's burst: Chicago's offensive line has not provided much of a push this season, but the fact remains that Forte has yet to find his stride. Much was expected from the second-year rusher after his breakout rookie season, but he seems to lack the explosion he displayed at times in 2008. His ability to get going on the ground will help ease the pressure on Cutler to make plays.

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DeSean Jackson has six TDs this season -- all from outside of 50 yards. ... Eagles TE Brent Celek has a TD in three straight games. ... Chicago's Zackary Bowman has an interception in two consecutive games.

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