>>Bears Face Jets On "MNF"
(East Rutherford, NJ) -- A pair of 1-and-1 teams coming off vastly different Week Two results meet as the Chicago Bears play the New York Jets on "Monday Night Football" at MetLife Stadium. The Bears overcame a 17-0 second-quarter deficit, scoring 21 fourth-quarter points to rally past the 49ers 28-20 last Sunday night. Chicago capitalized on four San Francisco turnovers, with Jay Cutler throwing three of his four touchdown passes to Brandon Marshall. Chicago lost 23-20 to the Bills in overtime in Week One. The Jets, meanwhile, squandered a 21-3 second-quarter lead and lost 31-24 to the Packers in Green Bay. Quarterback Geno Smith threw one touchdown pass and also ran for a score in defeat. The Jets opened the season with a 19-14 home win over the Raiders.
>>Injury Update For Bears/Jets Monday Night Game
Chicago Bears star receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery were listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the New York Jets while four starters were ruled out.
Marshall (ankle) and Jeffery (hamstring) were limited participants in Saturday's workout. Both played through their injuries last week in a win at San Francisco after getting hurt in the season-opening loss to Buffalo.
Starting center Roberto Garza and left guard Matt Slauson remain sidelined by ankle injuries after missing last week's game, but the Bears will also have to do some juggling on defense after defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and Shea McClellin (hand) were ruled out.
Brian de la Puente and Michael Ola filled in for Garza and Slauson last week. With Ratliff out, the Bears figure to lean more on rookies Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton.
Jonathan Bostic figures to start at strong side linebacker with McClellin sidelined.
The Bears also ruled out backup cornerback Sherrick McManis.
Wide receiver Eric Decker is listed as questionable and cornerback Dee Milliner doubtful for the New York Jets' game Monday night against the Chicago Bears.
Decker, dealing with tightness in his right hamstring, was limited in practice Saturday after sitting out the previous three days. The Jets' leading receiver with nine catches for 137 yards and a touchdown will likely be a game-time decision for the game at MetLife Stadium.
Milliner, the Jets' top cornerback, appears unlikely to play after sitting out a second straight day. He made his season debut last Sunday after suffering a high ankle sprain in training camp, but now also is being hobbled by tightness in his quadriceps.
Antonio Allen and Darrin Walls are likely to start at cornerback for the third time this season.
>>Former NFL Kicker Bironas Killed In Car Crash
(Nashville, TN) -- Former NFL kicker Rob Bironas [[ bih-ROE-nuss ]] is dead at the age of 36. Nashville police say Bironas died in a single-car accident near his home on Saturday night. Bironas lost control of his SUV on a curve and crashed less than a mile from home and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Bironas spent nine seasons with the Tennessee Titans but was released in March. He was one of three kickers to work out for the Detroit Lions just last week.