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Giants-Bears preview


Giants (0-5)

at Bears (3-2)

When/where: 8:25; Soldier Field, Chicago

TV/radio: NFL Network; 98.7-FM, 1010-AM

Line/OU: Bears by 8; 47

The Giants continue to beat themselves with a minus-13 turnover margin (including QB Eli Manning's 12 interceptions). No other NFC team is worse than minus-2. The Bears' Alshon Jeffery had a team-record 218 receiving yards Sunday, giving QB Jay Cutler a second option to Brandon Marshall. Also emerging: the Giants' Rueben Randle with two TD catches Sunday.

Greg Auman's pick: Bears 31, Giants 21

Injury report

Giants Out: C David Baas (neck), CB Jayron Hosley (hamstring), TE Adrien Robinson (foot), S Cooper Taylor (shoulder), CB Corey Webster (groin), RB David Wilson (neck). Doubtful: DE Damontre Moore (hamstring). Questionable: DT Linval Joseph (ankle), WR Louis Murphy (ankle), TE Brandon Myers (ankle). Probable: LB Zak DeOssie (back), LB Mark Herzlich (toe), CB Terrell Thomas (knee).

BEARS Out: DT Nate Collins (knee), S Anthony Walters (hamstring). Questionable: TE Martellus Bennett (knee), LB Lance Briggs (foot, hip), DT Stephen Paea (toe), CB Charles Tillman (knee). Probable: WR Joe Anderson (knee), G Eben Britton (foot), T Jermon Bushrod (calf), WR Alshon Jeffery (ankle).

Giants-Bears preview 10/09/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 9:51pm]
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