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2006 Chicago Bears

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13-3-0, NFC North Division  · 2006 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.9, Offense: 4.9, Defense: 3.0, SoS: -2.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 427 points (26.7/g), 2nd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 255 points (15.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 172 points (10.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 12.4-3.6.

Coach: Lovie Smith (13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner
 Defensive Coordinator: Ron Rivera
 Other Notable Asst.: Harold Goodwin (Off. Line Assistant)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Rex Grossman 26 3 16 262 for 480, 3,193 yards, 23 td, 20 int, & 24 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 2003
RB Thomas Jones 28 6 16 296 rushes for 1,210 yards, 6 td, & 36 catches for 154 yards and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 2000
FB Jason McKie 26 4 12 8 rushes for 18 yards, 0 td, & 25 catches for 162 yards and 0 td
WR Bernard Berrian 26 2 14 51 catches for 775 yards, 6 td, & 2 rushes for 5 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 2004
WR Muhsin Muhammad 33 10 16 60 catches for 863 yards, 5 td Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
TE Desmond Clark 29 7 16 45 catches for 626 yards, 6 td Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
LT John Tait 31 7 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1999
LG Ruben Brown* 34 11 16 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
C Olin Kreutz*+ 29 8 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
RG Roberto Garza 27 5 16 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
RT Fred Miller 33 10 16 St. Louis Rams / 5th / 141st pick / 1996
 Defensive Starters
LDE Adewale Ogunleye 29 5 14 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
LDT Tommie Harris* 23 2 11 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2004
RDT Tank Johnson 25 2 10 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 47th pick / 2004
RDE Alex Brown 27 4 16 7.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 104th pick / 2002
LLB Hunter Hillenmeyer 26 3 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 166th pick / 2003
MLB Brian Urlacher*+ 28 6 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
RLB Lance Briggs* 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
LCB Charles Tillman 25 3 14 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
RCB Nathan Vasher 25 2 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 110th pick / 2004
SS Chris Harris 24 1 7 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
FS Danieal Manning 24 Rook 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
 Special Teams Starters
K Robbie Gould*+ 24 1 0 32 of 36 field goals & 47 of 47 extra points
P Brad Maynard 32 9 0 77 punts for a 44.2 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
PR Devin Hester*+ 24 Rook 0 47 punt returns for a 12.8 average and 3 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 57th pick / 2006
KR Rashied Davis 27 1 2 32 kick returns for a 23.5 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
97 Mark Anderson 23 de 16 1 255 6-4 Alabama 5/26/1983 Rook 4 Chicago Bears / 5th / 159th pick / 2006
94 Brendon Ayanbadejo* 30 lb 16 1 230 6-1 UCLA 9/6/1976 3 6
32 Cedric Benson 24 15 0 222 5-11 Texas 12/28/1982 1 5 Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 2005
80 Bernard Berrian 26 WR 15 14 190 6-1 Fresno St. 12/27/1980 2 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 2004
70 Alfonso Boone 30 dt 12 4 318 6-4 Mount San Antonio JC 1/11/1976 5 4 Detroit Lions / 7th / 253rd pick / 2000
16 Mark Bradley 24 10 0 201 6-1 Oklahoma 1/29/1982 1 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2005
55 Lance Briggs* 26 RLB 16 16 238 6-1 Arizona 11/12/1980 3 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
96 Alex Brown 27 RDE 16 16 262 6-3 Florida 6/4/1979 4 11 Chicago Bears / 4th / 104th pick / 2002
30 Mike Brown 28 ss 6 6 212 5-10 Nebraska 2/13/1978 6 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 39th pick / 2000
74 Ruben Brown* 34 LG 16 16 300 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/13/1972 11 10 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 14th pick / 1995
88 Desmond Clark 29 TE 16 16 255 6-3 Wake Forest 4/20/1977 7 6 Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
17 Airese Currie 24 1 0 186 5-10 Clemson 11/16/1982 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 140th pick / 2005
81 Rashied Davis 27 KR 16 2 180 5-10 San Jose St. 7/24/1979 1 3
22 Tyler Everett 23 3 0 202 5-11 Ohio St. 11/4/1983 Rook 0
12 Justin Gage 25 8 0 208 6-4 Missouri 1/24/1981 3 1 Chicago Bears / 5th / 143rd pick / 2003
90 Antonio Garay 27 4 0 300 6-4 Boston Col. 11/30/1979 3 0 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 195th pick / 2003
63 Roberto Garza 27 RG 16 16 296 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/26/1979 5 8 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
85 John Gilmore 27 te 16 3 260 6-4 Penn St. 9/21/1979 4 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 196th pick / 2002
9 Robbie Gould*+ 24 K 16 0 181 6-1 Penn St. 12/6/1982 1 5
14 Brian Griese 31 6 0 215 6-3 Michigan 3/18/1975 8 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 91st pick / 1998
8 Rex Grossman 26 QB 16 16 222 6-1 Florida 8/23/1980 3 10 Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 2003
46 Chris Harris 24 SS 11 7 206 6-1 La-Monroe 8/6/1982 1 4 Chicago Bears / 6th / 181st pick / 2005
91 Tommie Harris* 23 LDT 12 11 300 6-3 Oklahoma 4/29/1983 2 10 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2004
23 Devin Hester*+ 24 PR 16 0 185 5-10 Miami (FL) 11/4/1982 Rook 5 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 57th pick / 2006
92 Hunter Hillenmeyer 26 LLB 15 13 238 6-4 Vanderbilt 10/28/1980 3 7 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 166th pick / 2003
71 Israel Idonije 26 dt 13 1 290 6-7 Manitoba 11/17/1980 2 3
53 Leon Joe 25 9 0 235 6-1 Maryland 10/26/1981 2 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 112th pick / 2004
99 Tank Johnson 25 RDT 14 10 300 6-3 Washington 12/7/1981 2 6 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 47th pick / 2004
35 Todd Johnson 28 ss 12 6 200 6-1 Florida 12/18/1978 2 3 Chicago Bears / 4th / 100th pick / 2003
20 Thomas Jones 28 RB 16 16 220 5-10 Virginia 8/19/1978 6 9 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 2000
57 Olin Kreutz*+ 29 C 16 16 292 6-2 Washington 6/9/1977 8 14 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
65 Patrick Mannelly 31 16 0 265 6-5 Duke 4/18/1975 8 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 189th pick / 1998
38 Danieal Manning 24 FS 16 14 205 6-0 Abilene Christian 8/9/1982 Rook 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
24 Ricky Manning 26 rcb 15 6 185 5-9 UCLA 11/18/1980 3 6 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2003
27 Marcus Maxey 23 1 0 198 6-3 Miami (FL) 2/2/1983 Rook 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 154th pick / 2006
4 Brad Maynard 32 P 16 0 186 6-1 Ball St. 2/9/1974 9 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
58 Darrell McClover 25 7 0 219 6-2 Miami (FL) 8/25/1981 2 1 New York Jets / 7th / 213th pick / 2004
36 Brandon McGowan 23 1 0 200 5-11 Maine 9/16/1983 1 0
37 Jason McKie 26 FB 15 12 240 5-11 Temple 5/22/1980 4 2
60 Terrence Metcalf 28 16 0 325 6-3 Mississippi 1/28/1978 4 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2002
69 Fred Miller 33 RT 16 16 320 6-7 Baylor 2/6/1973 10 8 St. Louis Rams / 5th / 141st pick / 1996
87 Muhsin Muhammad 33 WR 16 16 217 6-2 Michigan St. 5/5/1973 10 8 Carolina Panthers / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1996
93 Adewale Ogunleye 29 LDE 14 14 260 6-4 Indiana 8/9/1977 5 9
29 Adrian Peterson 27 16 0 210 5-10 Georgia Southern 7/1/1979 4 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 199th pick / 2002
82 Gabe Reid 29 te 13 1 260 6-4 BYU 5/28/1977 3 0
48 J.D. Runnels 22 2 0 237 5-11 Oklahoma 6/19/1984 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 195th pick / 2006
95 Ian Scott 25 rdt 15 7 305 6-2 Florida 11/8/1981 3 5 Chicago Bears / 4th / 116th pick / 2003
78 John St. Clair 29 t 16 2 320 6-4 Virginia 7/15/1977 4 2 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 94th pick / 2000
25 Derrick Strait 26 1 0 189 5-11 Oklahoma 8/27/1980 2 0 New York Jets / 3rd / 76th pick / 2004
76 John Tait 31 LT 14 14 315 6-6 BYU 1/26/1975 7 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1999
33 Charles Tillman 25 LCB 14 14 196 6-1 La-Lafayette 2/23/1981 3 9 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
27 Nick Turnbull 25 1 0 216 6-2 Florida International 7/28/1981 Rook 0
54 Brian Urlacher*+ 28 MLB 16 16 258 6-4 New Mexico 5/25/1978 6 19 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
31 Nathan Vasher 25 RCB 14 13 180 5-10 Texas 11/17/1981 2 7 Chicago Bears / 4th / 110th pick / 2004
21 Dante Wesley 27 13 0 211 6-1 Ark-Pine Bluff 4/5/1979 4 1 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 100th pick / 2002
52 Jamar Williams 22 3 0 236 6-1 Arizona St. 6/14/1984 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 120th pick / 2006
59 Rod Wilson 25 13 0 217 6-2 South Carolina 11/12/1981 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 7th / 220th pick / 2005
44 Cameron Worrell 27 16 0 199 5-11 Fresno St. 12/14/1979 3 2
Team Total 26.7 16 237.4 6-1.6 3.4