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Where Bears team, players rank in the NFL

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Take a look at where the Bears stack up both as a team and individually in the NFL rankings heading into their game against the Packers on Sunday:

Offense

Share the love - The Bears have 16 different players with at least one touchdown this season, tied for the most in the NFL with the Saints.

Turning D into O - Chicago leads the league with 107 points off of takeaways.

Points please - The Bears rank seventh in the league in average points per game, averaging 27.6 points per contest this year.

Possession priority - The Bears rank fourth in the league in average regulation possession time (31:26).

Gimme six - The Bears are tied for sixth in the league in touchdowns per game, averaging 3.2 per contest.

Half & Half - The Bears are one of just two teams to hold a second-half lead in every game this season, and Chicago leads the league in fewest first-half points allowed (81). The Bears have held opponents to six or fewer halftime points in seven games this year, most in the league.

Defense

Take out, please - Chicago is first in the NFL with 34 takeaways and first in the NFL with a +13 turnover margin. The Bears haven't had 30+ takeaways in a season since 2012.

Red means stop - The Bears lead the league with just 32 red zone drives allowed and are tied for second with five red zone takeaways.

Don't rush - The Bears rank second in the NFL in fewest rushing yards allowed per game, giving up an average of just 83.2. They rank first in fewest rushing plays allowed of 10+ yards (22) and fewest rushing touchdowns allowed (4).

Three downs you're out - The Bears are first in the league in three-and-out percentage (.261) and The Bears are third in the league in opponent third down percentage (.344).

Don't pass go - The Bears are first in the NFL in lowest passer rating allowed (73.4).

Sack 'em up - The Bears are tied for fourth in the NFL in total sacks with 40 this year. Chicago has 15 different players with at least 1.0 full sack, second in the NFL behind the Packers, who have 16.

Pick 'em off - The Bears are first in the league with 25 interceptions. This past week the Bears tallied four interceptions, the most they've had in a game since 2012. Chicago also is first in the league with five interceptions returned for touchdowns.

The low down - The Bears rank third in the NFL in fewest first downs allowed per game (17.8).

Not by air, not by ground - The Bears rank fourth in the league allowing just 309.9 total yards per game.

Got the force - The Bears' 18 forced fumbles are tied for fourth most in the league.

Individuals

Catchin' Cohen - Running back Tarik Cohen leads all NFL running backs with seven catches of at least 25 yards. He also ranks first in the NFL with 360 punt return yards. He ranks second in the league among backs with 679 receiving yards.

Trust in Trubisky - Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky ranks first in the NFL among quarterbacks in yards per rush (6.7). The second-year quarterback has four games of 300+ passing yards, tied for the most by a Bears QB in a single season.

Fuller up - Cornerback Kyle Fuller's seven interceptions are tied for most in the league. Fuller also leads the league with 41 pass breakups since the start of last season. 

Mack Attack - Linebacker Khalil Mack leads the Bears with 10 sacks this season and is tied for first in the NFL with six forced fumbles. Mack's 46.5 sacks since the beginning of the 2015 season are tied for third most in the league over that span.

Hick, Hick, Hooray - Defensive tackle Akiem Hicks leads the team with 11 tackles-for-loss and 14 quarterback hits this year. His six sacks and three forced fumbles both rank second on the team.

Jackson Five - Safety Eddie Jackson is tied for fourth in the league with five picks this season. His five defensive touchdowns since 2017 are tied for the most all-time by a player in his first two NFL seasons.

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