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 the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
1: Successful onside kicks in Robbie Gould's career (occurred in Week 15 versus Minnesota).
3: Consecutive games Kyle Long has scored a touchdown
9: Tackles for John Timu in Week 15, leading the Bears in his first career start.
20: Passing touchdowns for Jameis Winston, the most ever for a Buccaneers rookie.
26.8: Average yards per kickoff return for the Bears, third-most in the NFL.
30: First downs for Tampa in Week 15, tied for the single-game high in franchise history.
39: Players in NFL history with 200 or more touchdown passes. Bears QB Jay Cutler joined that group with his two TD passes in Week 15.
81: Regular season wins Lovie Smith had as Bears head coach from 2004-2012.
141.5: Rushing yards per game for the Buccaneers, fourth-best in the NFL.
160: Passing first downs for the Bears this season.