Chicago Bears vs. New York Jets
The Bears and Jets meet at the Meadowlands on Monday in a matchup of 1-1 teams. Chicago mounted a second-half comeback to beat the 49ers in Week 2, while the Jets let an early lead slip away in a loss to the Packers. Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg called a timeout that negated a game-tying touchdown in the fourth quarter.
You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.
How to Watch
Details for Monday's game are below:
Kickoff: 8:30 p.m.
Live stream: The game can be live streamed through Watch ESPN.
TV coverage: ESPN
Odds: The Jets are three-point favorites, according to Bovada, as of Friday.
After beating the Raiders in Week 1, the Jets are seeking to improve to 2-0 at home.
Decker is the team's leading receiver with 137 yards, good for 28th in the NFL.
Geno Smith completed 16 of 32 passes for 176 yards with a touchdown and an interception against the Packers. He also ran for 26 yards and a touchdown. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said this week he needs to trust Smith to make pre-snap adjustments. Mornhinweg's timeout in the fourth quarter Sunday cost the Jets a touchdown.
The Jets are 19-27 all-time on Monday Night Football.
The Jets are averaging 5.3 yards per offensive play, 18th-best in the NFL.
The Jets' rush defense is allowing 2.8 yards per run, the third-best in the NFL.
Jets running back Chris Ivory is averaging 6.3 yards per carry, the third-best in the NFL.
Linebacker David Harris and safety Dawan Landry are tied for the team lead in tackles with nine.
The Bears are 24-36 all-time on Monday Night Football.
This is the second consecutive primetime game for the Bears, who played the 49ers on Sunday Night Football in Week 2.
Brandon Marshall is tied for the league lead in receiving touchdowns with four. He had three scores against San Francisco.
Attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference Wednesday to criticize the NFL's handling of domestic abuse allegations against Marshall in 2006 and 2007. Bears GM Phil Emery says Marshall has the team's support.
The Bears are tied with the Broncos for the most passing touchdowns per game at three.
Every team in the NFC North was 1-1 entering Week 3. The Lions beat the Packers and the Vikings lost to the Saints on Sunday.
The Bears and Jets have met only 10 times in their history. Chicago leads the series 7-3 and has won the last three meetings.
Ex-Bears linebacker Brian Ulracher announced this week he was leaving his job as an NFL analyst with FOX Sports.