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Bears begin prepping to face Redskins

Posted Oct 14, 2013

After a three-day weekend, the Bears return to the practice field Monday to prepare for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.

After a three-day weekend, the Bears return to the practice field Monday to prepare for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.

Brandon Marshall and the Bears will look to improve to 5-2 Sunday when they visit the Redskins.
The Bears (4-2) are tied for first place in the NFC North with the Detroit Lions (4-2), a half-game ahead of the Green Bay Packers (3-2). On Sunday, Detroit beat the Browns in Cleveland 31-17 and Green Bay defeated the Ravens in Baltimore 19-17.

The Bears ended a two-game losing streak Thursday night with a 27-21 victory over the winless New York Giants (0-6). Tim Jennings intercepted two passes, returning one 48 yards for a touchdown, and Jay Cutler threw TD passes of 10 and 3 yards to Brandon Marshall.

The Redskins fell to 1-4 with a 31-16 loss to the Cowboys Sunday night in Dallas.

The Bears have lost four straight games to Washington, dating back to 2004.The Redskins won the last meeting 17-14 on Oct. 24, 2010 at Soldier Field. DeAngelo Hall tied an NFL record by intercepting four Cutler passes-all in the second half, returning one 92 yards for a touchdown.

ChicagoBears.com will provide all the latest Bears news throughout the week from Halas Hall. Coach Marc Trestman is scheduled to address the media Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis will be available Wednesday, while Cutler and offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer will speak Thursday.

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