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2005 Chicago Bears

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in NFC North Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.4, Offense: -5.2, Defense: 6.6, SoS: -2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 260 points (16.2/g), 26th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 202 points (12.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 58 points (3.6/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 10.3-5.7.

Coach: Lovie Smith (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Rivera
 Other Notable Asst.: Bob Babich (Linebackers) and Harold Goodwin (Off. Line Assistant)

Stadium: Soldier Field (II)
 Training Camp: Olivet Nazarene University (Bourbonnais, Illinois)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Kyle Orton 23 Rook 15 190 for 368, 1,869 yards, 9 td, 13 int, & 24 rushes for 44 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 106th pick / 2005
RB Thomas Jones 27 5 15 314 rushes for 1,335 yards, 9 td, & 26 catches for 143 yards and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 2000
FB Bryan Johnson 27 5 6 1 rush for 5 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 15 yards and 0 td
WR Justin Gage 24 2 11 31 catches for 346 yards, 2 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 143rd pick / 2003
WR Muhsin Muhammad 32 9 15 64 catches for 750 yards, 4 td Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
TE Desmond Clark 28 6 16 24 catches for 229 yards, 2 td Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
LT John Tait 30 6 15 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1999
LG Ruben Brown 33 10 12 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
C Olin Kreutz* 28 7 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
RG Terrence Metcalf 27 3 13 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2002
RT Fred Miller 32 9 15 St. Louis Rams / 5th / 141st pick / 1996
 Defensive Starters
LDE Adewale Ogunleye 28 4 15 10.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LDT Ian Scott 24 2 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 116th pick / 2003
RDT Tommie Harris* 22 1 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2004
RDE Alex Brown 26 3 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 104th pick / 2002
LLB Hunter Hillenmeyer 25 2 12 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 166th pick / 2003
MLB Brian Urlacher*+ 27 5 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
RLB Lance Briggs*+ 25 2 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
LCB Charles Tillman 24 2 15 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
RCB Nathan Vasher* 24 1 15 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 110th pick / 2004
SS Mike Brown* 27 5 12 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2000
FS Chris Harris 23 Rook 13 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
 Special Teams Starters
K Robbie Gould 23 Rook 0 21 of 27 field goals & 19 of 20 extra points
P Brad Maynard 31 8 0 96 punts for a 41.0 average, 1 blocked New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
PR Bobby Wade 24 2 0 33 punt returns for a 9.6 average and 1 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 139th pick / 2003
KR Jerry Azumah 28 6 1 32 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 147th pick / 1999

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
94 Brendon Ayanbadejo 29 16 0 230 6-1 UCLA 9/6/1976 2 2
23 Jerry Azumah 28 KR 15 1 195 5-10 New Hampshire 9/1/1977 6 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 147th pick / 1999
32 Cedric Benson 23 rb 9 1 222 5-11 Texas 12/28/1982 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 2005
86 Eddie Berlin 27 5 0 195 5-11 Northern Iowa 1/14/1978 4 0 Tennessee Titans / 5th / 159th pick / 2001
80 Bernard Berrian 25 wr 11 2 190 6-1 Fresno St. 12/27/1980 1 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 2004
11 Jeff Blake 35 3 0 223 6-1 East Carolina 12/4/1970 13 0 New York Jets / 6th / 166th pick / 1992
70 Alfonso Boone 29 dt 16 1 318 6-4 Mount San Antonio JC 1/11/1976 4 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 253rd pick / 2000
16 Mark Bradley 23 wr 7 4 201 6-1 Oklahoma 1/29/1982 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2005
10 Doug Brien 35 3 0 180 6-0 California 11/24/1970 11 -1 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 85th pick / 1994
55 Lance Briggs*+ 25 RLB 16 16 238 6-1 Arizona 11/12/1980 2 19 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
96 Alex Brown 26 RDE 16 16 262 6-3 Florida 6/4/1979 3 10 Chicago Bears / 4th / 104th pick / 2002
30 Mike Brown* 27 SS 12 12 212 5-10 Nebraska 2/13/1978 5 11 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2000
74 Ruben Brown 33 LG 12 12 300 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/13/1972 10 4 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
58 Jeremy Cain 25 3 0 231 6-1 Massachusetts 3/24/1980 1 0
88 Desmond Clark 28 TE 16 16 255 6-3 Wake Forest 4/20/1977 6 2 Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
75 Marc Colombo 27 1 0 320 6-7 Boston Col. 10/8/1978 3 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 29th pick / 2002
21 Rashied Davis 26 12 0 180 5-10 San Jose St. 7/24/1979 Rook 1
49 Marc Edwards 31 fb 8 5 249 6-0 Notre Dame 11/17/1974 8 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 55th pick / 1997
79 Steve Edwards 26 7 0 330 6-5 Tennessee St.,Central Florida 2/20/1979 3 0
19 Carl Ford 25 10 0 183 6-0 Toledo 10/8/1980 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 256th pick / 2003
62 Lennie Friedman 29 1 0 283 6-3 Duke 10/13/1976 5 0 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 1999
12 Justin Gage 24 WR 15 11 208 6-4 Missouri 1/24/1981 2 3 Chicago Bears / 5th / 143rd pick / 2003
63 Roberto Garza 26 lg 16 7 296 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/26/1979 4 3 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
85 John Gilmore 26 16 0 260 6-4 Penn St. 9/21/1979 3 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 196th pick / 2002
9 Robbie Gould 23 K 13 0 181 6-1 Penn St. 12/6/1982 Rook 1
43 Michael Green 29 db 16 3 195 6-0 NW State (LA) 12/6/1976 5 3 Chicago Bears / 7th / 254th pick / 2000
8 Rex Grossman 25 qb 2 1 222 6-1 Florida 8/23/1980 2 1 Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 2003
46 Chris Harris 23 FS 14 13 206 6-1 La-Monroe 8/6/1982 Rook 7 Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
91 Tommie Harris* 22 RDT 16 16 300 6-3 Oklahoma 4/29/1983 1 16 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2004
97 Michael Haynes 25 11 0 274 6-3 Penn St. 9/13/1980 2 1 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2003
92 Hunter Hillenmeyer 25 LLB 13 12 238 6-4 Vanderbilt 10/28/1980 2 7 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 166th pick / 2003
26 Daven Holly 23 3 0 186 5-10 Cincinnati 8/8/1982 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 215th pick / 2005
71 Israel Idonije 25 dt 11 1 290 6-7 Manitoba 11/17/1980 1 2
53 Leon Joe 24 lb 14 1 235 6-1 Maryland 10/26/1981 1 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 112th pick / 2004
47 Bryan Johnson 27 FB 7 6 245 6-1 Boise St. 1/18/1978 5 0
99 Tank Johnson 24 dt 16 4 300 6-3 Washington 12/7/1981 1 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 47th pick / 2004
35 Todd Johnson 27 db 14 2 200 6-1 Florida 12/18/1978 1 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 100th pick / 2003
20 Thomas Jones 27 RB 15 15 220 5-10 Virginia 8/19/1978 5 9 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 2000
57 Olin Kreutz* 28 C 16 16 292 6-2 Washington 6/9/1977 7 8 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
65 Patrick Mannelly 30 16 0 265 6-5 Duke 4/18/1975 7 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 189th pick / 1998
4 Brad Maynard 31 P 16 0 186 6-1 Ball St. 2/9/1974 8 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
36 Brandon McGowan 22 db 8 3 200 5-11 Maine 9/16/1983 Rook 2
37 Jason McKie 25 fb 8 2 240 5-11 Temple 5/22/1980 3 0
60 Terrence Metcalf 27 RG 13 13 325 6-3 Mississippi 1/28/1978 3 4 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2002
69 Fred Miller 32 RT 15 15 320 6-7 Baylor 2/6/1973 9 5 St. Louis Rams / 5th / 141st pick / 1996
72 Qasim Mitchell 26 3 0 355 6-6 North Carolina A&T 12/3/1979 2 0
87 Muhsin Muhammad 32 WR 15 15 217 6-2 Michigan St. 5/5/1973 9 6 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
59 Joe Odom 26 2 0 238 6-1 Purdue 12/14/1979 2 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 191st pick / 2003
93 Adewale Ogunleye 28 LDE 15 15 260 6-4 Indiana 8/9/1977 4 10
18 Kyle Orton 23 QB 15 15 226 6-4 Purdue 11/14/1982 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 106th pick / 2005
29 Adrian Peterson 26 16 0 210 5-10 Georgia Southern 7/1/1979 3 3 Chicago Bears / 6th / 199th pick / 2002
82 Gabe Reid 28 te 16 3 260 6-4 BYU 5/28/1977 2 0
95 Ian Scott 24 LDT 14 13 305 6-2 Florida 11/8/1981 2 7 Chicago Bears / 4th / 116th pick / 2003
78 John St. Clair 28 t 13 2 320 6-4 Virginia 7/15/1977 3 1 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 94th pick / 2000
76 John Tait 30 LT 15 15 315 6-6 BYU 1/26/1975 6 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1999
27 Chris Thompson 23 db 12 1 187 6-0 Nicholls St. 5/19/1982 Rook 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 150th pick / 2004
33 Charles Tillman 24 LCB 15 15 196 6-1 La-Lafayette 2/23/1981 2 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
54 Brian Urlacher*+ 27 MLB 16 16 258 6-4 New Mexico 5/25/1978 5 18 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
31 Nathan Vasher* 24 RCB 16 15 180 5-10 Texas 11/17/1981 1 16 Chicago Bears / 4th / 110th pick / 2004
84 Bobby Wade 24 PR 12 0 193 5-10 Arizona 2/26/1981 2 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 139th pick / 2003
Team Total 26.6 16 243.8 6-1.8 3.3