The Arizona Cardinals struggled mightily on offense in their first two games of the season, and things don't figure to get much better when they host the Chicago Bears and their dynamic defense on Sunday. Arizona avoided being shut out by Washington in its opener by scoring a late touchdown but recorded 137 total yards while being blanked by the Los Angeles Rams last week.

Sam Bradford threw for 90 yards and the Cardinals mustered only 54 on the ground as they registered a mere five first downs and didn't get into Rams territory until the final minute in the 34-0 defeat. The club will be hard-pressed to improve those numbers against the Bears, who rank eighth in the NFL in total defense and lead the league with 10 sacks. Khalil Mack has lived up to the hype - and his $141 million new contract - in his first two games with Chicago, recording two sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception return for a touchdown. Danny Trevathan and Prince Amukamara were forces in Monday's 24-17 triumph over Seattle, with the former notching a pair of sacks and the latter returning an interception for a score.

TV: 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX. LINE: Bears -5.5. O/U: 38

ABOUT THE BEARS (1-1): Trevathan was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after recording the two sacks, eight tackles - six solo - and a forced fumble in the win over the Seahawks. He became the first Bears linebacker to receive the honor since Brian Urlacher in Week 9 of the 2012 season. Chicago hopes to get its ground game going this week as Jordan Howard gained just 35 yards on 14 carries against Seattle after recording 82 on 15 rushes in the season opener versus Green Bay.

ABOUT THE CARDINALS (0-2): Larry Fitzgerald suffered a hamstring injury in the fourth quarter last week after making three catches for 28 yards and did not practice on Wednesday but is expected to play against Chicago. The veteran receiver's next touchdown reception will tie him with Tony Gonzalez (111) for seventh place on the all-time list. Arizona received some solid performances on defense last week as cornerback Patrick Peterson recorded a career high-tying eight tackles and an interception while defensive end Benson Mayowa registered seven tackles and a pair of sacks.


1. The Cardinals, whose longest play last week was a 15-yard gain, are 0-2 for the first time since 2005.

2. Chicago QB Mitchell Trubisky, who has rushed 12 times for 56 yards in the first two games, threw two touchdown passes for the first time in his career last week.

3. Arizona released DT Garrison Smith, who recorded one tackle in two games, and signed LB Joe Walker from Philadelphia's practice squad.

PREDICTION: Bears 30, Cardinals 9  Bet Now

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Team Name

Charles Leno Jr. Position: Left Tackle (LT)
Trey Burton Position: Tight End (TE)
Akiem Hicks Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
Allen Robinson II Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Anthony Miller Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Prince Amukamara Position: Cornerback (CB)
Bryce Callahan Position: Cornerback (CB)
Kyle Fuller Position: Cornerback (CB)
Mitchell Trubisky Position: Quarterback (QB)
Tarik Cohen Position: Runningback (RB)
Jordan Howard Position: Runningback (RB)
Kyle Long Position: Right Guard (RG)
Adrian Amos Position: Safety (S)
Eddie Jackson Position: Safety (S)
Bobby Massie Position: Right Tackle (RT)
Eric Kush Position: Left Guard (LG)
Cody Whitehair Position: Center (C)
Leonard Floyd Position: Outside Linebacker (OLB)
Khalil Mack Position: Outside Linebacker (OLB)
Eddie Goldman Position: Nose Tackle (NT)
Danny Trevathan Position: Inside Linebacker (ILB)
Roquan Smith Position: Inside Linebacker (ILB)
Sam Acho Position: Linebacker (LB)
Nick Kwiatkoski Position: Linebacker (LB)
Aaron Lynch Position: Linebacker (LB)
Joel Iyiegbuniwe Position: Linebacker (LB)
Ben Braunecker Position: Tight End (TE)
Dion Sims Position: Tight End (TE)
Daniel Brown Position: Tight End (TE)
Bilal Nichols Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
Joshua Bellamy Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Kevin White Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Taylor Gabriel Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Cody Parkey Position: Kicker (K)
Patrick Scales Position: Long Snapper (LS)
Benny Cunningham Position: Runningback (RB)
Jonathan Bullard Position: Defensive End (DE)
Roy Robertson-Harris Position: Defensive End (DE)
Michael Burton Position: Fullback (FB)
Patrick O'Donnell Position: Punter (P)
Bradley Sowell Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
James Daniels Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
Deon Bush Position: Defensive Back (DB)
Sherrick McManis Position: Defensive Back (DB)
Kevin Toliver II Position: Defensive Back (DB)
Not active
Isaiah Irving Position: Linebacker (LB)
Kylie Fitts Position: Linebacker (LB)
Nick Williams Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
Javon Wims Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Rashaad Coward Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
DeAndre Houston-Carson Position: Defensive Back (DB)
Marcus Cooper Sr. Position: Defensive Back (DB)
Did not play
Chase Daniel Position: Quarterback (QB)

Team Name

D.J. Humphries Position: Left Tackle (LT)
Ricky Seals-Jones Position: Tight End (TE)
Robert Nkemdiche Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
Corey Peters Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
Larry Fitzgerald Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Chad Williams Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Christian Kirk Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Budda Baker Position: Strong Safety (SS)
Patrick Peterson Position: Cornerback (CB)
Jamar Taylor Position: Cornerback (CB)
Sam Bradford Position: Quarterback (QB)
David Johnson Position: Runningback (RB)
Josh Bynes Position: Middle Linebacker (MLB)
Antoine Bethea Position: Free Safety (FS)
Markus Golden Position: Defensive End (DE)
Chandler Jones Position: Defensive End (DE)
Justin Pugh Position: Right Guard (RG)
Tre Boston Position: Safety (S)
John Wetzel Position: Right Tackle (RT)
Mike Iupati Position: Left Guard (LG)
Mason Cole Position: Center (C)
Gerald Hodges Position: Strong Linebacker (SLB)
Deone Bucannon Position: Linebacker (LB)
Haason Reddick Position: Linebacker (LB)
Dennis Gardeck Position: Linebacker (LB)
Zeke Turner Position: Linebacker (LB)
Joe Walker Position: Linebacker (LB)
Jermaine Gresham Position: Tight End (TE)
Gabe Holmes Position: Tight End (TE)
Rodney Gunter Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
J.J. Nelson Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Trent Sherfield Position: Wide Receiver (WR)
Brandon Williams Position: Cornerback (CB)
Bene Benwikere Position: Cornerback (CB)
Phil Dawson Position: Kicker (K)
Josh Rosen Position: Quarterback (QB)
Aaron Brewer Position: Long Snapper (LS)
Chase Edmonds Position: Runningback (RB)
Benson Mayowa Position: Defensive End (DE)
Jacquies Smith Position: Defensive End (DE)
Zach Moore Position: Defensive End (DE)
Derrick Coleman Position: Fullback (FB)
Andy Lee Position: Punter (P)
Daniel Munyer Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
Jeremy Vujnovich Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
Not active
Olsen Pierre Position: Defensive Tackle (DT)
Deatrick Nichols Position: Cornerback (CB)
Mike Glennon Position: Quarterback (QB)
T.J. Logan Position: Runningback (RB)
Rudy Ford Position: Safety (S)
Andre Smith Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
Korey Cunningham Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)
Did not play
Blaine Clausell Position: Offensive Linesman (OL)

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