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Redskins Turn Their Attention To The Bears


The Washington Redskins have two regular season games remaining for the 2016 season, the first coming in a Saturday afternoon matchup with the 3-11 Chicago Bears.

The Washington Redskins will head back to Chicago for the second time in as many seasons to face the Bears in Week 16 action at Soldier Field.

The Saturday afternoon kickoff will be the Redskins' final road regular season game of the year. Washington is currently 3-3-1 away from FedExField this season, most recently beating the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Week 13.

Chicago has been batted by injuries this season, and perhaps no position has been more impacted than quarterback, as the Bears are currently playing third string quarterback Matt Barkley in the starting lineup with Jay Cutler and Brian Hoyer on Injured Reserve.

Barkley has started the last Chicago's last four games, and so far this season he's thrown for 1,163 yards and six touchdowns to seven interceptions. The USC product threw three interceptions in the Bears' Week 15 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

While the Bears have dealt with quite a few injuries and low times this season, running back Jordan Howard continues to be a bright spot.

The Indiana product has rushed for more than 1,000 yards and six touchdowns while also hauling in a receiving touchdown.

He's rushed for at least 100 yards five times this season.

The Bears are lead in the receiving column by Alshon Jeffery despite the fact the wide receiver recently served a four-game suspension. He has 46 receptions for 719 yards and two touchdowns.

Check out images of the Washington Redskins celebrating their 2015 Week 14 victory over the Chicago Bears Dec. 13, 2015, at Soldier Field.

Second-year wide receiver Cameron Meredith has caught 53 passes for 692 yards and three touchdowns.

Former Redskins tight end Logan Paulsen is among the tight ends they've rotated into the huddle this season.

Defensively, Jerrell Freeman leads the team in tackles with 91, while former Redskins cornerback Tracy Porter has guided the secondary with two interceptions and nine passes defensed.

Last December, the Redskins defeated the Bears 24-21 to start a season-ending four-game winning streak.

The Redskins lead the all-time series between the two teams 25-23-1, winning the last six meetings.

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