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 Detroit Lions.
1: Blocked field goals for Pernell McPhee in his NFL career, which came in Chicago's Week 5 win at Kansas City.
5.8: Yards per rushing attempt for Jay Cutler, which is on pace to be a career high.
6: The longest consecutive win streak for Detroit in the 85-year history of the Bears-Lions series. Detroit currently has a four-game win streak over Chicago.
16.8: Points per game for Detroit, third fewest in the NFL.
31:14: Average time of possession for Chicago this season.
59: Career touchdowns for Kyle Long, tied for third-most in Bears history.
70: Pass attempts for the Lions in their Week 5 loss to Arizona.
85: Receiving yards for Marquees Wilson in Week 5 versus Kansas City, the second consecutive week he's set a career-high.
177: Career receptions of 20 or more yards for Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
185.8: Passing yards per game allowed by the Bears this season, third-fewest in the NFL.