Series History: Broncos vs. Bears
December 9th, 2011 - 9:35am by Stuart Zaas
On Sunday, Denver and Chicago will meet for just the 14th time in the teams’ histories. The Bears own a 7-6 advantage overall, however the Broncos lead the series 4-3 in Denver.
The Bears have won the past two meetings – the only two times the teams met in the past decade. The last time Denver and Chicago met was November 25, 2007 when the Bears won an overtime decision by a score of 37-34 at Solider Field in Chicago.
Notable performances against the Bears:
S Brian Dawkins: Made eight tackles and intercepted one pass (30-yard return) against Chicago while a member of the Eagles (10/22/00).
CB Andre’ Goodman: Intercepted a pass against the Bears (9/12/04) and forced a fumble (12/4/04) while playing for the Lions.
DE Jason Hunter: Registered one sack and one fumble recovery against Chicago while a member of the Lions (1/3/10).
Denver-Chicago Roster Connections
Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, defensive tackle Marcus Thomas and defensive end Derrick Harvey played with Bears safety Major Wright at Florida.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee and D.J. Williams played with Bears WR Devin Hester and safety Brandon Meriweather at Miami.
Denver wide receiver Eric Decker played at Minnesota with Chicago tight end Matt Spaeth.
Broncos cornerback Andre’ Goodman played two seasons in Detroit with Bears wide receiver Roy Williams.
Some interesting roster connections between the Broncos and Bears courtesy of research done by Public Relations Intern Cydney Ricker:
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