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Quick Take: Jaguars (4-8) at Bears (6-6)

Last meeting
In 2004, Jacksonville QB Byron Leftwich threw for 242 yards and two TDs in the Jags' 22-3 win over the Bears.

The Jaguars have won two of the last three meetings to even the overall series at 2-2.

Last week
The Jaguars turned the ball over three times in their 30-17 loss to the Texans on Monday Night Football. ... On Sunday Night Football, the Bears lost the game and control of the NFC North to the Minnesota Vikings.

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Keep your eye on ...
Kyle Orton's confidence: Orton's consistent play brought the Bears back to the top of the division. His inconsistency knocked them off again. Orton had thrown a franchise-record 206 consecutive passes without an interception, a streak that was broken in the third quarter last week against the Vikings, when he threw three picks in his next seven attempts.

Taylor-made running game: The Jaguars have fallen into early holes in the their previous two games, making it difficult to get their running game going. But that could change this week, as the calendar flips to the final month. RB Fred Taylor has rushed for at least 100 yards in four of his past five December games.

Chicago's rookie runner/receiver:Bears RB Matt Forte leads all rookies in yards from scrimmage and is third overall, with 1,370 total yards. He leads the Bears in both rushing and receiving, and needs just two receptions to join Hall of Famer Walter Payton and Neal Anderson as the only Bears with 1,000 rush yards and 50 catches in a season.

Did you know?
For his career, QB David Garrard is 7-1 as a starter vs. NFC opponents. ... The Bears lead the NFL with 26 takeaways. ... Jags RB Maurice Jones-Drew has six rushing TDs in his last five games and is tied for second in the AFC with 11 rushing TDs.

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