GIANTS at BEARS
When: 8:25 p.m. EDT
Line: Bears by 8.
Weather: Low 60s, clear.
Synopsis: New York tries to avoid first 0-6 start since 1976, and its "D" has been terrible -- the Giants have given up at least 31 points in all five of their games and allow NFL-worst 36.4 points per outing. But a lot of that misery has been fueled by turnovers -- Eli Manning has been intercepted a league-high 12 times. That's a bad sign vs. Chicago, which has 14 takeaways (No. 3 in the league). The Bears' 12th-rated aerial attack is led by the Jay Cutler-Brandon Marshall combo. But with Marshall double teamed last week by the Saints, Alshon Jeffery took over and had a team-record 218 receiving yards, and he could be a factor here. NY ground attack is last in the league and now is minus RB David Wilson (neck) so ancient Brandon Jacobs moves up. So look for NY to pass even more than usual.
BEARS 30, GIANTS 24.
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