>>Panthers, Bears Battle In Windy City
(Chicago, IL) -- Teams with opposite records meet up this week as the Carolina Panthers play the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Panthers have lost four in-a-row to fall to 1-and-5 following Sunday's 19-14 setback to Dallas. Quarterback Cam Newton has thrown five touchdown passes and six interceptions this year, while also losing three fumbles. Carolina fired GM Marty Hurney earlier this week. The Bears are working on a short week after a 13-7 win over the Lions on "Monday Night Football." Chicago has won four straight and sits atop the NFC North at 5-and-1. The Bears are 3-and-0 at home this season. The Bears beat the Panthers 34-29 at home in Week Four last year.
>>Pats, Rams Ready For London Rumble
(London, England) -- The New England Patriots will play the St. Louis Rams Sunday in the NFL's annual International Series game at Wembley Stadium. This is the sixth straight year the NFL has played a regular season game in London and the seventh straight year a game has been played outside the United States. The Chicago Bears beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18 last year at Wembley Stadium. The Patriots lead the AFC East at 4-and-3 after a 29-26 overtime win against the Jets this past Sunday. New England has won three of its last four games. The Rams are coming off a 30-20 home loss to the Packers to fall to 3-and-4. St. Louis has lost its last two games overall.
>>Colts Take On Titans In Music City
(Nashville, TN) -- The Indianapolis Colts will try to win consecutive games for the first time this season when they face the Tennessee Titans Sunday at LP Field. The Colts held off the Browns for a 17-13 home win this past Sunday to even their record at 3-and-3. Quarterback Andrew Luck passed for only 186 yards in the win, but used his legs to run for a pair of scores. Indy has been outscored 76-30 in its two road games thus far against the Bears and Jets. The Titans are looking for their third straight win after beating Pittsburgh and Buffalo the last two weeks. Matt Hasselbeck will start at quarterback for the fourth straight week with Jake Locker still recovering from a shoulder injury.
>>Bucs Blow Out Vikings
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Doug Martin had 214 total yards and two touchdowns as the Buccaneers blew out the Vikings, 36-17. Josh Freeman passed for 262 yards and three touchdowns for the Bucs, who improved to 3-and-4 with their first road win of the season. Mike Williams and Erik Lorig had touchdown grabs in the victory. Adrian Peterson rushed for 123 yards and a score for Minnesota, which dropped to 5-and-3. Christian Ponder threw for 251 yards, a touchdown and an interception in the loss.