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Where Bears team, players rank in the NFL


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 Vikings on Sunday.


On Top - The Bears are 6-3 and in sole possession of first place in the division. The last time Chicago was in sole possession of first place through Week 10 was in 2012.

Points please - The Bears rank fifth in the league in average points per game, averaging 29.9 points per contest this year. Since Week 4, Chicago is averaging 34.3 points per game, second in the NFL during that span.

Possession priority - The Bears rank sixth in the league in average regulation possession time (31:02).

Mount Rush-more - The Bears rank 12th in the league in net rushing yards per game, averaging 120.1.

Gimme six - The Bears are tied for fourth in the league in touchdowns per game over their past three contests, averaging 4.3 during that span.

Turning D into O - Chicago leads the league with 89 points off of takeaways.

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Sack 'em up - The Bears rank fourth in the NFL in average sacks per game (3.3) over the last three games, and their 30 total sacks rank fifth overall.

Got the force - The Bears' 16 forced fumbles rank second most in the league.

Take out, please - Chicago is second in the NFL with 24 takeaways and tied for first in the NFL with a +1.4 turnover margin per game.

Don't rush - The Bears rank third in the NFL in fewest rushing yards allowed per game, giving up an average of just 84.0. Chicago limited the Lions to just 76 yards on the ground on 24 carries last week. The Bears have allowed just two rushing touchdowns this season.

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

Pick 'em off - The Bears are first in the league with 16 interceptions. This past week the Bears tallied two interceptions, their fourth game this year with multiple picks.

The low down - The Bears rank tied for second in the NFL in fewest first downs allowed per game (18.2).

Red light in red zone - Chicago has allowed just 19 opponent drives into the red zone this season, the fewest in the NFL.

Not by air, not by ground - The Bears rank fourth in the league allowing just 319.6 total yards per game.


Trust in Trubisky - Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky ranks second in the NFL among quarterbacks with 320 rushing yards this season. The second-year quarterback has 19 TD passes this year, second most by a Bears QB through the first 10 weeks of a season.

Catchin' Cohen - Running back Tarik Cohen leads all NFL running backs with five catches of at least 25 yards. He also ranks fourth in the league among backs with 435 receiving yards. He ranks second in the NFL with 265 punt return yards.

Trey it again - Tight end Trey Burton is third in the NFL among tight ends with five touchdown receptions this year. His five TD catches leads the Bears.

Fuller up - Cornerback Kyle Fuller's four interceptions is tied for second most in the league.

Mack Attack - Linebacker Khalil Mack leads the Bears with seven sacks this season and is tied for first in the NFL with four forced fumbles. Mack's 43.5 sacks since the beginning of the 2015 season is tied for second most in the league over that span.