The last time the Bears played both Super Bowl participants from the previous season as they will in 2009 when they face the Steelers and Cardinals was 1991. Next season will mark the eighth time the Bears have played both Super Bowl teams from the previous year. They are 4-12 overall in those games and [...]
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The Bears have now won back-to-back games in overtime for just the second time since overtime was adopted in 1974. The previous time came in 2001 when safety Mike Brown returned interceptions for touchdowns in overtime to beat the 49ers 37-31 and the Browns 27-21.
Matt Forte broke Gale Sayers record of most yards from scrimmage by a Chicago Bear rookie.
The Chicago Bears record in domes since 2006, is 7-3 and so far this season they are 3-1 playing in domes.
Believe it or not Sunday’s 37-3 loss to the Packers was not there worse loss ever at Lambeau Field. The worst loss to the Green Bay Packers was a 49-0 defeat on Sept. 30, 1962 at Lambeau Field. That ranks as the second worse loss by the Bears ever.
For the third time this season the Bears failed to register a sack. They have five in the last five games.
This will be the first appearance by the Tennessee Titans at Soldier Field. The two teams last met in Chicago on Oct. 22, 1995 when the Titans were known as the Houston Oilers. That makes it the longest drought away from the city of Chicago for any NFL team. The Bears have played the Titans [...]
The Bears haven’t played an opponent with a better record since Dec. 8, 1929 when the Green Bay Packers improved to 12-0-1 with a 25-0 win at Wrigley Field. In their last three games, the Bears pass defense has allowed the Falcons’ Matt Ryan (301 yards), the Vikings’ Gus Frerotte (298 yards) and Orlovsky (292) [...]
Yesterday, both Kyle Orton and Rex Grossman both scored rushing touchdowns. The last time two Chicago Bears quarterbacks ran for to touchdowns was back in 1986, when Mike Tomczak and Doug Flutie scored. Also, that was Orton’s first career NFL rushing touchdown and Rex’s first since 2004.
Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton’s first season as a starter statistics after six games are very similar. Rex Grossman completed 107 of 189 passes for 1,387 yards with 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 2006, while Kyle Orton has completed 122 of 198 passes for 1,386 yards with eight TDs and four interceptions this year. [...]