Raiders vs. Bears Game Report

Head coach BILL CALLAHAN is Chicago native & followed Bears as youngster.<BR><BR>

RAIDERS: Head coach BILL CALLAHAN is Chicago native & followed Bears as youngster. Callahan coached football at Oaklawn H.S. (1978) & De La Salle H.S. (1979) in Chicago before coaching at U. of Illinois (1980-86)……QB RICH GANNON owns NFL's 3rd-best INT pct. of 0.7 (1 INT in 138 attempts) & has passed for 300+ yards in 11 of past 20 starts……RB CHARLIE GARNER ranks 4th among AFC RBs in receptions (15). In past 4 games vs. NFC on road, Garner has 3 TDs & is averaging 119.8 scrimmage yards per game (76.5 rush, 43.3 rec.)……WRs JERRY RICE (260) & TIM BROWN (159) own NFL's 2 longest consecutive games w/reception streaks. Rice ranks 7th among AFC rec. yards leaders (262) & leads team with 19 catches. TE DOUG JOLLEY leads NFL TEs with 18 receptions (7.7 avg.) & registered career-best 7 receptions last week vs. SD for 55 yards & 1 TD……CB-PR PHILLIP BUCHANON stands 2nd in AFC in PR avg. (14.0). S ROD WOODSON posted career-best 2.0 sacks vs. Chi. (w/Pitt) on 12/13/92. Needs 1 INT to become 3rd player in history to record 70 in career……BEARS: QB KORDELL STEWART has 24-7 (.744) record as starter when completing at least 60.0 pct. of passes. Has 5 TDs (4 pass, 1 rush) vs. 1 INT in 2 career games vs. Oak (w/Pitt). Rushed for 71 yards, including 1-yard TD run vs. Pack……RB ANTHONY THOMAS has 2,082 career rushing yards & is 4th player in club history to reach 2,000 in 3rd season with club. Rushed for 110 yards vs. GB, including career-long 67-yard (TD) run. Has at least 96 yards rushing in 4 of past 5 games vs. AFC opponents, including 2 100-yard rushing games & averaging 118.2 rushing yards in past 5 vs. AFC.……WR MARTY BOOKER has a reception in 48 consecutive games & needs 1 catch to tie Pro Football HOFer MIKE DITKA (49) for 2nd-longest streak in franchise history. Had 9 catches (62 yards) in last game vs. AFC foe (NYJ, 12/15/02)……TE DESMOND CLARK has 1,057 career receiving yards & is 4th active Bear with 1,000…….LB BRIAN URLACHER has at least 11 tackles in 4 consecutive games vs. AFC foes.

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