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2009 Chicago Bears

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.9, Offense: -1.9, Defense: -2.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 327 points (20.4/g), 19th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 375 points (23.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -48 points (-3.0/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 6.7-9.3.

Coach: Lovie Smith (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner
 Defensive Coordinator: Bob Babich
 Other Notable Asst.: Pep Hamilton (Quarterbacks)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jay Cutler 26 3 16 336 for 555, 3,666 yards, 27 td, 26 int, & 40 rushes for 173 yards and 1 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 11th pick / 2006
RB Matt Forte 24 1 16 258 rushes for 929 yards, 4 td, & 57 catches for 471 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 44th pick / 2008
RB Jason McKie 29 7 11 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 13 yards and 0 td
WR Earl Bennett 22 1 15 54 catches for 717 yards, 2 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 70th pick / 2008
WR Devin Hester 27 3 12 57 catches for 757 yards, 3 td, & 6 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 57th pick / 2006
TE Greg Olsen 24 2 15 60 catches for 612 yards, 8 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
LT Orlando Pace 34 12 11 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1997
LG Frank Omiyale 27 3 12 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 163rd pick / 2005
C Olin Kreutz 32 11 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
RG Roberto Garza 30 8 16 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
RT Chris Williams 24 1 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2008
 Defensive Starters
LDE Adewale Ogunleye 32 8 14 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
LDT Tommie Harris 26 5 15 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2004
RDT Marcus Harrison 25 1 9 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 90th pick / 2008
RDE Alex Brown 30 7 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 104th pick / 2002
LLB Lance Briggs* 29 6 15 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
MLB Hunter Hillenmeyer 29 6 13 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 166th pick / 2003
RLB Nick Roach 24 2 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LCB Charles Tillman 28 6 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
RCB Zackary Bowman 25 1 12 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 5th / 142nd pick / 2008
SS Al Afalava 22 Rook 13 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 190th pick / 2009
FS Danieal Manning 27 3 10 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
 Special Teams Starters
K Robbie Gould 27 4 0 24 of 28 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points
P Brad Maynard 35 12 0 77 punts for a 41.4 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
PR Devin Hester 27 3 12 24 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 57th pick / 2006
KR Johnny Knox* 23 Rook 0 32 kick returns for a 29.0 average and 1 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 140th pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
95 Anthony Adams 29 RDT 16 8 300 6-0 Penn St. 6/18/1980 6 5 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 57th pick / 2003
90 Gaines Adams 26 10 0 258 6-5 Clemson 6/8/1983 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 4th pick / 2007
24 Al Afalava 22 SS 13 13 213 5-11 Oregon St. 1/20/1987 Rook 5 Chicago Bears / 6th / 190th pick / 2009
97 Mark Anderson 26 de 16 2 255 6-4 Alabama 5/26/1983 3 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 159th pick / 2006
19 Devin Aromashodu 25 wr 10 2 202 6-2 Auburn 5/23/1984 2 3 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 233rd pick / 2006
67 Josh Beekman 26 c 11 4 313 6-2 Boston Col. 6/30/1983 2 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 130th pick / 2007
32 Kahlil Bell 23 7 0 219 6-0 UCLA 12/10/1986 Rook 1
80 Earl Bennett 22 WR 16 15 205 6-1 Vanderbilt 3/23/1987 1 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 70th pick / 2008
35 Zackary Bowman 25 RCB 16 12 197 6-1 Nebraska 11/14/1984 1 5 Chicago Bears / 5th / 142nd pick / 2008
55 Lance Briggs* 29 LLB 15 15 238 6-1 Arizona 11/12/1980 6 10 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
96 Alex Brown 30 RDE 16 16 262 6-3 Florida 6/4/1979 7 7 Chicago Bears / 4th / 104th pick / 2002
36 Josh Bullocks 26 db 12 4 207 6-0 Nebraska 2/28/1983 4 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 2005
88 Desmond Clark 32 te 11 7 255 6-3 Wake Forest 4/20/1977 10 1 Denver Broncos / 6th / 179th pick / 1999
6 Jay Cutler 26 QB 16 16 225 6-3 Vanderbilt 4/29/1983 3 10 Denver Broncos / 1st / 11th pick / 2006
87 Kellen Davis 24 te 16 2 259 6-6 Michigan St. 10/11/1985 1 1 Chicago Bears / 5th / 158th pick / 2008
81 Rashied Davis 30 16 0 180 5-10 San Jose St. 7/24/1979 4 1
22 Matt Forte 24 RB 16 16 221 6-1 Tulane 12/10/1985 1 9 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 44th pick / 2008
Michael Gaines 29 1 0 280 6-3 Central Florida 3/30/1980 5 0 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 232nd pick / 2004
63 Roberto Garza 30 RG 16 16 296 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/26/1979 8 8 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
90 Jarron Gilbert 23 4 0 287 6-5 San Jose St. 9/30/1986 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2009
9 Robbie Gould 27 K 16 0 181 6-1 Penn St. 12/6/1982 4 4
21 Corey Graham 24 db 16 1 187 6-0 New Hampshire 7/25/1985 2 1 Chicago Bears / 5th / 168th pick / 2007
12 Caleb Hanie 24 2 0 236 6-2 Colorado St. 9/11/1985 1 0
91 Tommie Harris 26 LDT 15 15 300 6-3 Oklahoma 4/29/1983 5 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2004
94 Marcus Harrison 25 RDT 16 9 310 6-3 Arkansas 7/10/1984 1 4 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 90th pick / 2008
23 Devin Hester 27 PR 13 12 185 5-10 Miami (FL) 11/4/1982 3 6 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 57th pick / 2006
92 Hunter Hillenmeyer 29 MLB 14 13 238 6-4 Vanderbilt 10/28/1980 6 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 166th pick / 2003
71 Israel Idonije 29 15 0 290 6-7 Manitoba 11/17/1980 5 1
17 Juaquin Iglesias 22 1 0 204 6-0 Oklahoma 8/22/1987 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 99th pick / 2009
Cato June 30 1 0 227 6-0 Michigan 11/18/1979 6 0 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 198th pick / 2003
13 Johnny Knox* 23 KR 15 0 185 6-0 Abilene Christian 11/3/1986 Rook 5 Chicago Bears / 5th / 140th pick / 2009
57 Olin Kreutz 32 C 16 16 292 6-2 Washington 6/9/1977 11 8 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1998
65 Patrick Mannelly 34 16 0 265 6-5 Duke 4/18/1975 11 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 189th pick / 1998
38 Danieal Manning 27 FS 15 10 205 6-0 Abilene Christian 8/9/1982 3 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
4 Brad Maynard 35 P 16 0 186 6-1 Ball St. 2/9/1974 12 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 95th pick / 1997
Trumaine McBride 24 1 0 185 5-9 Mississippi 9/24/1985 2 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 221st pick / 2007
98 Darrell McClover 28 13 0 219 6-2 Miami (FL) 8/25/1981 5 1 New York Jets / 7th / 213th pick / 2004
37 Jason McKie 29 RB 16 11 240 5-11 Temple 5/22/1980 7 0
D.J. Moore 22 3 0 185 5-10 Vanderbilt 3/22/1987 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 119th pick / 2009
93 Adewale Ogunleye 32 LDE 14 14 260 6-4 Indiana 8/9/1977 8 6
82 Greg Olsen 24 TE 16 15 254 6-6 Miami (FL) 3/11/1985 2 5 Chicago Bears / 1st / 31st pick / 2007
68 Frank Omiyale 27 LG 16 12 310 6-4 Tennessee Tech 11/23/1982 3 6 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 163rd pick / 2005
Orlando Pace 34 LT 11 11 325 6-7 Ohio St. 11/4/1975 12 5 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1997
44 Kevin Payne 26 ss 13 5 215 6-0 La-Monroe 12/5/1983 2 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 167th pick / 2007
29 Adrian Peterson 30 14 0 210 5-10 Georgia Southern 7/1/1979 7 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 199th pick / 2002
53 Nick Roach 24 RLB 16 15 246 6-1 Northwestern 6/16/1985 2 6
Kevin Shaffer 29 rt 16 5 290 6-5 Tulsa 3/2/1980 7 3 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 244th pick / 2002
58 Tim Shaw 25 15 0 236 6-2 Penn St. 3/27/1984 2 1 Carolina Panthers / 5th / 164th pick / 2007
20 Craig Steltz 23 db 12 2 211 6-1 LSU 5/7/1986 1 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 120th pick / 2008
33 Charles Tillman 28 LCB 15 15 196 6-1 La-Lafayette 2/23/1981 6 6 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
59 Pisa Tinoisamoa 28 lb 2 2 235 6-1 Hawaii 7/15/1981 6 1 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2003
Matt Toeaina 25 1 0 301 6-2 Oregon 10/9/1984 2 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 188th pick / 2007
Woodny Turenne 22 1 0 282 6-1 Louisville 1/25/1987 Rook 0
54 Brian Urlacher 31 lb 1 1 258 6-4 New Mexico 5/25/1978 9 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
31 Nathan Vasher 28 db 15 2 180 5-10 Texas 11/17/1981 5 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 110th pick / 2004
74 Chris Williams 24 LT 16 16 320 6-6 Vanderbilt 8/26/1985 1 8 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2008
52 Jamar Williams 25 lb 16 2 236 6-1 Arizona St. 6/14/1984 3 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 120th pick / 2006
25 Garrett Wolfe 25 8 0 171 5-7 Northern Illinois 8/17/1984 2 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2007
Team Total 26.8 16 240.1 6-1.7 4.0