Devin Hester, PR, Bears vs. Steve Weatherford, P, Saints
Weatherford, a rookie, played college ball at Illinois, so he should be OK if the weather is dicey in Chicago. The Saints punter has to stay disciplined and keep the ball out of Hester's hands. He also has to avoid short punts out of bounds, because field position will be big.
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Brian Urlacher, LB, Bears vs. Deuce McAllister, RB, Saints
Urlacher missed some key tackles in the Bears' win over the Seahawks. McAllister has been running on a mission of late and probably can't wait to face a Chicago defense that has been vulnerable since DT Tommie Harris got hurt.
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Fred Thomas, CB, Saints vs. Bernard Berrian, WR, Bears
Thomas got burned by the Eagles Donté Stallworth last week and could be picked on again by a Bears offense that relies on the long pass. The Saints allowed more passes of 40 yards or more than any other team in the NFL this season. Berrian has 51 catches for 775 yards and six touchdowns and has become Chicago's most consistent deep threat.
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Jammal Brown, LT, Saints vs. Mark Anderson, DE, Bears
Some of Mark Anderson's 12 sacks landed in his lap because of pressure coming from the inside, but don't discount the Bears rookie's quickness. When Anderson is in on passing situations, he'll probably have to get around Brown, which is a daunting task. Brown has become one of the best left tackles in the NFL.
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John Tait, LT, Bears vs. Will Smith, DE, Saints
The Saints' defensive strength is their defensive line and they need to get pressure on Chicago QB Rex Grossman to protect their secondary. Smith had 10.5 sacks during the season and should have an edge on eighth-year veteran Tait.
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