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NFL Week 9 FOX Chicago Bears @ Buffalo Bills Preview

By PFF Preview Team
Nov 1, 2018

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Beyond providing data for all 32 NFL teams, PFF also supports network broadcasters with game-preview packets that are used to enhance the in-game experience for fans and viewers. This Bears-Bills preview features the same information our broadcast partners use for team research and in-game production.

Chicago Bears @ Buffalo Bills – FOX, 1:00 PM

The offensive line is doing a great job

The Chicago offensive line has done a tremendous job keeping Mitchell Trubisky clean in the pocket, allowing pressure on just 27.2% of plays.

Burton the dangerous receiver

Trey Burton has found a new home in Chicago, where his passer rating when targeted of 145.3 ranks first among qualifying tight ends.

Trevathan struggling in coverage

Danny Trevathan has been underwhelming in coverage, allowing 12.6 yards after catch per reception, the worst mark among linebackers.

Mack playing injured

Khalil Mack started the season at an All-Pro pace, but he has cooled off significantly over the last few weeks.

Peterman not taking care of the ball

Nathan Peterman has been a huge liability for Buffalo so far this year, throwing a turnover-worthy pass on 15.63% of his attempts.

Bills’ wideouts not helping

While Peterman has been bad, he certainly is not getting any help from his wide receivers.

Hughes and Alexander getting after the quarterback

Mitchell Trubisky, who has struggled under pressure, could have his hands full this week against the dangerous combination of Jerry Hughes and Lorenzo Alexander.

White still going strong

Tre’Davious White has continued to prove his worth so far in his second season.

Key matchup

PFF Greenline has projections for the spread, moneyline and over/under of the Bears’ matchup with the Bills. Get its picks here.

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