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By the Numbers: Lions at Bears


Numbers can help tell a story in a football game. Here's a look at 10 important or interesting statistics that could play a role in Sunday's game between the Bears and Detroit Lions.

0: Sacks recorded in the Week 3 game against Dallas. Neither the Bears nor Cowboys took down the other's quarterback in the contest.

5.13: Rushing yards per attempt allowed by the Lions defense, most in the NFL.

5.6: Yards per rushing attempt for Jordan Howard, the third-highest in the NFL among rookies.

6: Consecutive wins for Detroit over the Bears. Chicago's last win in the series was in 2012.

49: Passing attempts for Brian Hoyer in the Bears' Week 3 game at Dallas.

53: Rushing attempts by the Bears this season, fewest in the NFL.

96: All-time victories for the Bears over the Lions, the most wins for Chicago over any opponent.

142.7: Rushing yards allowed per game by the Bears defense, third-most in the NFL.

294: Penalty yards accepted against Detroit, most in the league. Detroit has committed 29 accepted penalties, tied with Jacksonville for second most.

408: Receiving yards for Lions wideout Marvin Jones, most in the NFL this season.

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