Date: Monday, December 9th
Kickoff Time: 7:40pm CST
TV Channel: ESPN
Live Stream: ESPN 3/Watch ESPN
Out: LB Lance Briggs, QB Jay Cutler
Questionable: Anthony Walters
Probable: OG Kyle Long, S Major Wright, WR Brandon Marshall
Out: CB Morris Claiborne
Questionable: WR Dwayne Harris
Probable: WR Dez Bryant, TE Gavin Escobar, DT Jason Hatcher, LB Sean Lee
Jake Wall, Sport DFW Postgame Columnist/Staff Writer
Monday Night Football will be the scene of a crucial game when the Dallas Cowboys battle the Chicago Bears in Illinois. The playoff implications are huge and both of these teams really need a win. The Cowboys are in an NFC East battle with the Philadelphia Eagles, while the Chicago Bears are trying to catch-up to the Detroit Lions in The NFC North.
Dallas will see the return of their best defensive player in Sean Lee, while the Bears will be without Jay Cutler again. Josh McCown has played well in Cutlers absence and the Chicago offense has a ton of weapons. The Bears defense has had its troubles, and the Cowboys need to attack them with the run game.
Weather will play a role in this game and the team that does not make the big mistakes should win this one.
Prediction: I expect the Dallas defense to play much better in the last month of the year. Monte Kiffin has a legacy to patch-up. Behind a strong defensive performance and a solid game from Tony Romo, the Cowboys beat the Bears 24-13.
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