The Bears and some of their players rank at or near the top of the NFL in key statistical categories entering Week 5 of the season. Here's how they stack up:
- The Bears' defense ranks third in third-down efficiency, allowing conversions on only 34.4 percent of attempts.
- The defense also boasts the league's best touchdown percentage in the red zone (37.5).
- The defense ranks seventh in three categories: yards per play (5.3), yards per passing attempt (6.2) and points allowed (81).
- The defense ranks eighth in total yards allowed (1381).
- The Bears rank sixth in yards per kick return.
- Receiver Allen Robinson II ranks ninth in receiving yards (331) and 11th in receptions (25). Robinson has recorded more than 100 receiving yards in each of the past two games.
- Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks is tied for fourth in sacks (3.5) and second in tackles-for-loss.
- Cornerback Jaylon Johnson has successfully defend seven passes, second-most in the NFL and first among rookies.
- Receiver Darnell Mooney ranks seventh in catches (13) and yards (135) among rookies. Mooney ranks first in both categories in players taken after the second round.
- Linebacker Roquan Smith ranks fifth in solo tackles (33) and is tied for fourth in tackles-for-loss (6).
- Kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson ranks first in return yards (349) and is tied for first in total returns (12).