Soldier Field | Sunday, October 24 | 1:00 p.m. EST (FOX)
Pick: Bears 23, Redskins 20
185 pass yards, 2 pass TD, 10 rush yards, 1 INTThe Redskins had to throw from behind against the Colts, resulting in poor fantasy day for McNabb. While the Bears could move the ball, they are not as good as the Colts. Expect a bounce-back performance.
1 rec, 5 rec yards, 65 rush yardsTorain rewarded owners with two touchdowns and 100 yards on 20 carries last week. The Bears have given up a lot of rushing yards to teams with balanced offensive attacks this season, spelling good things for Torain.
7 rec, 95 yards, 1 TDMoss has eight targets in every game this season outside of a Week 4 stinker, and 24 total targets in his last two outings. He is a safe starter as a WR2, especially against the Bears' 22nd-ranked pass defense.
2 rec, 60 yards, 1 TDDevin Thomas' departure is already paying dividends for Armstrong, who recorded a career-high five catches last Sunday. He is definitely worth consideration as a bye-week option against a bad Bears' pass defense.
3 rec, 25 yardsCooley's concussion in Week 6 is cause for serious concern, especially considering his history. If he can't play, Fred Davis becomes a solid waiver pickup this week.
2 PATs, 2 FGsGano has been solid for a second-year kicker, making 12-of-16 field goals on the year. While his percentage could be better, three of his misses were from beyond 40 yards and his 16 tries are tied for second in the league.
2 sacks, 2 INT, 1 FumbleThe Redskins defense is giving up a league-worst 420 total yards of offense per game, though the Bears are turnover prone.
170 pass yards, 2 pass TD, 2 INTCutler struggled mightily last weekend in his first game back from a Week 5 concussion. Luckily for him, the Redskins have one of the league's worst pass defenses, giving up over 298 yards per game.
5 rec, 50 rec yards, 1 rec TD, 45 rush yardsThe Redskins have been porous against the run, which could set up a nice day for Forte if Mike Martz decides to actually hand him the ball. With Jay Cutler back behind center, it appears that the Bears prefer a pass-first approach, however.
3 rec, 65 yards, 1 TDKnox had 120 yards receiving last week, proving just how much he missed Jay Cutler. While the touchdowns haven't come yet, that may be due to simple circumstance, and he is a good play against the Redskins this week.
3 rec, 25 yardsHe is a better option this week against Washington, but otherwise should only be considered in deeper leagues. Hester is averaging just over two catches a game, though he does provide additional value in leagues that factor return yardage.
2 rec, 30 yardsOlsen was held with a catch for a second straight game after recording 15 in his first four. While he started the season out hot, you will want to find a more consistent starting option going forward.
2 PATs, 3 FGsGould is 12-for-14 on field goals this season, making him a solid starting option every week, and especially against a poor defense like Washington's.
3 sacks, 1 INTThe Redskins offense is picking up steam, and Ryan Torain could cause some problems coming off his 100-yard performance against Indianapolis. The Bears' D has been stout so far, but against a good offense, there could be better options available.