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Game Preview: Washington Redskins at Chicago Bears

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First Half Game Thread.....

Key Date: Tuesday, Aug. 30: Teams are required to be down to 80 players on their roster by 4 p.m. (ET). Usually the first round of roster cuts requires teams to have a maximum of only 75 players, but the NFL made it 80 this year since there are currently 90 players on rosters.

Prediction: Redskins 18, Bears 17.

Kickoff 8:00PM EST
TV Twitter_icon_csn_normal_medium
Comcast: 211, DirecTV 30, Verizon FIOS: 515
Line Bears +1.5, o/u 37
Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Joe Theismann, Antwaan Randle-El
Radio ESPN 980 (regional station list)
Not playing

Redskins: Tim Hightower, Kory Lichtensteiger, Jammal Brown (PUP), Chris Chester,

IR: WR Darius Hanks (torn labrum), Chris Neild (ACL)

Bears: Brian Urlacher (knee surgery),

Former Redskins on CHI Jason Campbell, (Guard) Edwin Williams, (Offensive Coordinator) Mike Tice
Last game 2010 when DeAngelo tied an NFL record with 4 interceptions
Trends

- Redskins are 4-2 against the spread their last games on grass
- Bears got BLOWN out by DEN last week, but Cutler did not play

Notes

- 2011 Bears pass defense: 28th
- 2011 Bears rush defense: 5th

- First team Skins offense will see 30+ snaps...the first half.

- Projected Skins OLine: Trent Williams, Mo Hurt, Monty, Gettis, Tyler Polumbus

- Projected Bears Oline: J'Marcus Webb, Chris Spencer, Roberto Garza, Lance Louis, Gabe Carimi

Game Replay NFL Network (Sunday 4pm EST)
Bears SB Nation Windy City Gridiron

(H/T to Redskins.com and ScoresAndOdds.com for the preview info)