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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Sunday afternoon, the Chicago Bears face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bears are 2-6, while the Bucs are 3-5.

The Bears are 0-4 on the road this season. The Bucs are 0-4 at Raymond James Stadium.

Chicago has won the past three games in this series. The Bears have outscored the Bucs 71-52 in these games.

Tampa Bay hasn’t beaten Chicago since Sept. 21, 2008. The Bucs won 27-24 in this game.

In the past 10 meetings, the Bears have won seven times. Besides the Sept. 2008 win, they also have an Oct. 24, 2004 19-7 win and a Dec. 29, 2002 15-0 win.

The Bears are on a one-game win streak. They defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football on Oct. 31.

Chicago hasn’t lost since Oct. 20 when they were defeated 26-10 by the Green Bay Packers.

The Bucs are on a two-game losing streak. They were defeated by the Oakland Raiders and the Atlanta Falcons.

Tampa Bay hasn’t won a game since Oct. 23 when they won 34-17 over the San Francisco 49ers.

The Bears are averaging 16.4 points per game. The Bucs are averaging 22.5.

Chicago is averaging 365.5 yards per game. They’re giving up 354.4.

Tampa Bay is averaging 372 yards per game. They’re giving up 412.3.

Brian Hoyer leads the Bears attack with 1,445 yards. He had six touchdowns.

Jordan Howard has 505 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Alshon Jeffrey has 583 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Jameis Winston leads the Bucs attack with 2,037 yards. He has 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

Jacquizz Rodgers has 393 rushing yards and a touchdown. Mike Evans has 745 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

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