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season. New England’s 8.3 drop percentage on those throws was the second highest in the league (trailing only the Bears , 8.6 percent). While STATS indicates that Wes Welker led the team in dropped passes with nine (tied for sixth in ..... yards, 4.4 yards per carry and 12 touchdowns, joined a group of elite-level backs that included Arian Foster, Adrian Peterson , Alfred Morris, Doug Martin and Marshawn Lynch . The last New England running back to hit all those marks in the same season
a career-high). 16. Jay Cutler , Bears . Hard to imagine there’s a more polarizing ..... can complete, but he’ll also drive Bears ’ fans crazy with his decision-making. But even though he has a 59 percent completion ..... caller is to not screw up the handoff to Adrian Peterson , the bar is set pretty low. Unlike
picks last year. -- Atlanta (+2.5) over CHICAGO The Bears aren't going to the playoffs. Why? Since the NFL playoffs ..... of 106 teams to open 0-3 have made the postseason. The Bears open with the Falcons, Saints and Packers and are going ..... player in the league has a streak longer than four years ( Adrian Peterson ). I know, I know -- 1,000 yards doesn't mean anything
the league since the beginning in 1920 (the other is the Bears ), but won just the third postseason game in its history last week, and its first ..... their effectiveness against the Vikings, when they shut down Adrian Peterson (20 carries for 83 yards, and 40 of them on a single attempt) and harried
season, but who would you rather have in five years?) 1. Adrian Peterson (RB, Vikings) Ok, he doesn’t catch passes (16 this season ..... to record six TDs in eight games). 5. Matt Forte (RB, Bears ) I know, I know. It just seems too high, right? I own ..... Forte is on pace for 1,758 total yards of offense for the Bears . He’s the only back on the team with any significant carries
national focus has been on Peyton Manning ‘s portion of the program. 9. (11) Vikings (10-5) — The return of Adrian Peterson has helped Teddy Bridgewater play within his means this season. On Sunday the Vikings travel to Lambeau to play for the division crown, and Bridgewater likely will ..... his future. Early-season gaffes are the reason the G-Men couldn’t take hold of the weak NFC East. 19. (23) Bears (6-9) — Sunday’s 26-21 win over the Bucs not only ended a three-game losing streak, it ensured the team will have more
and the Vikings probably are going to lean less heavily on Adrian Peterson this week as he’s a little banged up. Sit Matt Ryan , Falcons vs. Panthers The Panthers are just ..... solid TE1 play for the championship round. Zach Miller, Bears at Buccaneers Just like with Tye, Miller probably is going ..... receivers in Chicago, and that includes Martellus Bennett. The Bears won’t find much running room this week, so expect Miller to
ceiling if a quarterback is what you need this week. Jameis Winston, Buccaneers , 43 percent The Buccaneers host the Bears this Sunday and that’ s a solid matchup for the rookie passer, who has looked pretty good of late. He threw for two scores last ..... Williams has a ton of upside in a nearly full-time role. Jerick McKinnon, Vikings, 3 percent While it appears that Adrian Peterson ‘ s ankle will be fine for Week 16, it would be wise to add McKinnon just in case. He’ s an outstanding back and would
t have looked so bad, but Minnesota got waxed Sunday. Adrian Peterson rushed for just 18 yards, and Teddy Bridgewater isn’t good enough to carve up an elite defense. 11 ..... to throw for more than 120 yards next week. 19. (17) Bears (5-7) — Robbie Gould was the goat Sunday after missing a 36-yard FG as time expired that ..... his arm and legs to get an overtime win at home vs. the Bears . Gabbert ran 44 yards up the middle untouched with 1:42 left
receptions. 6. (7) Vikings (8-3) — Adrian Peterson leads the league in rushing and is the ..... at home to the 4-7 Lions and 5-6 Bears . Devante Adams was expected to fill the void when Jordy Nelson went down ..... TD of 60-plus yards. 17. (20) Bears (5-6) — Jay Cutler continues to perplex ..... Since starting the season 0-3, the Bears have been a respectable 5-3, including a huge win over Green Bay at Lambeau