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Opponent Spotlight: Chicago Bears

Check out some information on our week 8 opponent, the Chicago Bears

Check out the quarterbacks that the Saints will face in the 2017 season.

vs. CHICAGO BEARS (October 29)

LAST YEAR'S RECORD: 3-13

COACH: John Fox (128-112)

DRAFT PICKS:

  • QB Mitchell Trubisky – North Carolina
  • TE Adam Shaheen – Ashland
  • S Eddie Jackson – Alabama
  • RB Tarik Cohen – North Carolina A&T
  • G Jordan Morgan – Kutztown University

KEY FREE AGENT SIGNINGS:

  • Prince Amukamara, CB (from Jaguars)
  • Quintin Demps, S (from Texans)
  • Mike Glennon, QB (from Buccaneers)
  • Kendall Wright, WR (from Titans)
  • Dion Skims, TE (from Dolphins)
  • Markus Wheaton, WR (from Steelers)
  • Marcus Cooper, CB (from Cardinals)
  • John Jenkins, NT (from Seahawks)
  • Mark Sanchez, QB (from Cowboys)

KEY FREE AGENT LOSSES:

  • Alshon Jeffrey, WR (signed with Eagles)
  • Brian Hoyer, QB (signed with 49ers)
  • Ted Larsen, C/G (signed with Dolphins)
  • Cornelius Washington, DE/DT (signed with Lions)
  • Matt Barkley, QB (signed with 49ers)
  • Logan Paulsen, TE (signed with 49ers)

SERIES OVERVIEW:
The Saints will face the Bears for the 28th time in the regular season, with New Orleans leading the series 14-13…The Saints have won the last three meetings, as well as the last four contests played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome dating back to 1992…They have a 6-5 record at home against the Bears, 5-2 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome…Payton is a native of Naperville, Ill. and played quarterback for the Bears in 1987…Bears General Manager Ryan Pace worked for the Saints in several capacities from 2001-15, including serving as the club's director of player personnel his last three seasons.

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