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CHICAGO (7-9) at INDIANAPOLIS (13-3)

Sunday, 7:15 p.m. CDT, NBC

OPENING LINE - Colts by 9½.

2007 RECORD VS. SPREAD (2007) - Chicago 7-9, Indianapolis 9-8.

SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 23-17.

LAST MEETING - Colts beat Bears 29-17 in Super Bowl on Feb. 4,

2007.

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (30), PASS (15)

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (24), PASS (27)

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (18), PASS (6)

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (15), PASS (2)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES

- First time these teams have met since their Super Bowl matchup in Miami.   It's first time Bears have helped open a stadium since Sept. 20, 1998 when they lost 27-15 at Tampa Bay. ... This is fourth straight year Chicago has opened on road. ... A victory would make Chicago first team in league history with 50 opening-game wins. ... Indianapolis has won 21 straight games in September and October, longest streak since Packers won 23 in a row from 1928-32. Colts' last September loss was Sept. 9, 2004 at New England. ... It's fifth consecutive year Colts have played an opener on national television. ... Indy's defense allowed fewest points (262) in NFL last season, but key players DE Dwight Freeney and S Bob Sanders coming off injuries.

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