Today's TV games

November 26, 2006|By Chicago Tribune | Chicago Tribune,SUN REPORTER

BEARS (9-1) @ PATRIOTS (7-3)

Time, TV -- 4:15 p.m., chs. 45, 5

Line -- Patriots by 3.

Last meeting -- Patriots won, 33-30, at Champaign, Ill., on Nov. 10, 2002.

Key stat -- The Bears are 5-0 on the road, winning by 11.6 points per game.

The buzz -- The Patriots are in position to exploit the Bears' one significant weakness, their 10th-ranked rushing defense. And there's always QB Tom Brady to deal with.

EAGLES (5-5) @ COLTS (9-1)

Time, TV -- 8:15 p.m., chs. 11, 4

Line -- Colts by 8.

Last meeting -- Colts won 35-13 at Philadelphia on Nov. 10, 2002.

Key stat -- The Colts are 5-0 at home but have won those by only 8.4 points per game.

The buzz -- With Donovan McNabb done for the season, Eagles QB Jeff Garcia gets a chance to pull off an upset. But the Colts, after losing to Dallas last week, should be on their game.

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