Bears-Cowboys Capsule

CHICAGO (0-2) at DALLAS (1-1)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT, NBC

OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bears 0-2, Cowboys 1-0-1

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 14-11

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Bears 41-28, Dec. 4, 2014

LAST WEEK - Bears lost to Eagles 29-14; Cowboys beat Redskins 27-23

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 31, Cowboys No. 17

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (25T), PASS (29)

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (22), PASS (6)

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (13T), PASS (17)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (13), PASS (18)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cowboys have lost eight straight at home dating to last year's opener. ... Bears trying to avoid second 0-3 start in as many seasons under coach John Fox and GM Ryan Pace ... QB Jay Cutler's status in doubt with sprained right thumb. If Cutler can't go, Brian Hoyer would make 27th career start with fourth different team and first against Cowboys. ... Bears also will be without LBs Lamarr Houston (knee) and Danny Trevathan (sprained thumb), along with likely absence of DL Eddie Goldman (sprained ankle). ... RB Jeremy Langford looking for third straight game with TD. ... WR Alshon Jeffery has TDs in past two games vs. Cowboys. ... LB Willie Young had sack last week and has sacks in two of three games vs. Cowboys. ... Dallas rookie QB Dak Prescott has NFL-record 75 pass attempts without interception to start career, but still looking for first TD pass. He had rushing TD against Redskins. ... RB Ezekiel Elliott has rush TD in each of first two games. Prescott and Elliott were first rookie QB-RB in team history with touchdowns in same game. ... WR Cole Beasley has team-high 13 catches and had two TDs in last meeting with Bears. ... TE Jason Witten set for 200th career start, which would pass Emmitt Smith for second on franchise list, three behind leader Ed ''Too Tall'' Jones. ... S Barry Church's interception against Redskins was first since 2014. ... CB Orlando Scandrick had nine tackles and interception in last meeting with Bears, but is slowed by issues with both hamstrings. ... Fantasy Tip: WR Dez Bryant had 102 yards receiving vs. Washington and has either 80 yards receiving or touchdown in all four previous meetings with Bears.

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