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Rising

Scoring: Alshon Jeffery’s touchdown catch at the end of the first half was the 100th TD of the week in the NFL, a record. McManis mania:

Bears cornerback Sherrick McManis had special-teams tackles on the team’s first two kicks. He had nine on special teams entering the game. Video cameos:

Kudos to the Bears for the Mike Ditka ceremony video, which featured 19 former players and teammates, including Mike Singletary, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Richard Dent, William “Refrigerator” Perry and Jim Harbaugh.

Falling

Run defense: The Bears continue to let running backs torch them. DeMarco Murray had 99 yards in the first half. Khaseem Greene:

The linebacker had a rough first half. In one three-play stretch, he was beat in coverage and took two bad angles, missing tackles. Sean Lee’s health:

The Cowboys middle linebacker returned from a pulled left hamstring to play for the first time since Nov. 10, but he injured his neck.

Updated: December 10, 2013 12:27AM



Rising

Scoring:

Alshon Jeffery’s touchdown catch at the end of the first half was the 100th TD of the week in the NFL, a record.

McManis mania:

Bears cornerback Sherrick McManis had special-teams tackles on the team’s first two kicks. He had nine on special teams entering the game.

Video cameos:

Kudos to the Bears for the Mike Ditka ceremony video, which featured 19 former players and teammates, including Leslie Frazier, Mike Singletary, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Richard Dent, William “Refrigerator” Perry and Jim Harbaugh.

Falling

Run defense:

The Bears continue to let running backs torch them. DeMarco Murray had 99 yards in the first half.

Khaseem Greene:

The rookie linebacker had a rough first half. In one three-play stretch, he was beat in coverage and took two bad angles, missing tackles on Cowboys runs.

Sean Lee’s health:

The Cowboys middle linebacker returned from a pulled left hamstring to play for the first time since Nov. 10, but he injured his neck in the third quarter and didn’t return.



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