NFL Sunday Night Football Week 16 match features the Chicago Bears vs. Philadelphia Eagles game, which begins at 5:30 p.m. PT (8:30 p.m. ET) on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. The (8-6) Bears will be visiting the (8-6) Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bears vs. Eagles game will be televised on NBC Sports and live streamed online for free (more information below).
Going into Week 16, the Bears has moved up to 1st place in NFC North from 2nd. They are ranked second in average points per game and No. 5 in pass yards and 7th in yards per game. In today's matchup against the Steelers, quarterback Jay Cutler will start. So far, Jay Cutlers has scored 16 touchdowns at 2,173 yards and Josh McCown has 13 touchdowns at 1,809.
Despite their strong offense, the Bears are ranked last in their rush defense. Their points yielded per game is also ranked among the last in the league. Whether they will be able to win Sunday's game will depend on how well they are able to take full advantage of their offense.
Meanwhile, the Eagles are ranked 1st in NFC East. They are ranked 2nd in yards scored per game (414.0 yards) and No. 1 in rush yards (152.9). Their quarterbacks Nick Foles will start. He has led Philadelphia with 23 touchdowns at 2,398 pass yards.
According to the teams' offense and defense stats comparison, Bears outperforms Eagles in Rush Yards and Total Yards Per Games. But Eagles have higher points, passing yards, third down conversion % and time of possession. On the defensive side, the Bears yielded 228 pass yards per game, which is 30 yards less than that of Eagles. On the contrary, the Eagles outperforms Bears in Rush Yards Per game allowed by yielding 40 yards less.
While the two teams will be battling for the No. 1 spot in NFC division, the game tonight will be a close match. The prediction is that the Bears will emerge as the winning team.
Bears vs. Eagles Week 16 Sunday Night Football game will be available online via free live streaming on NBC Live Extra. Fans can watch the game beginning at 8 p.m. ET in HD quality live broadcast for free and without subscriptions.