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2012 Chicago Bears

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10-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2012 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.9, Offense: 1.0, Defense: 6.0, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 375 points (23.4/g), 16th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 277 points (17.3/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 98 points (6.1/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.8-5.2.

Coach: Lovie Smith (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Tice
 Defensive Coordinator: Rod Marinelli
 Other Notable Asst.: Bob Babich (Linebackers) and Jeremy Bates (Quarterbacks)

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 Jay Cutler 29 6 15 255 for 434, 3,033 yards, 19 td, 14 int, & 41 rushes for 233 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 1st / 11th pick / 2006
RB Matt Forte 27 4 15 248 rushes for 1,094 yards, 5 td, & 44 catches for 340 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 44th pick / 2008
WR Brandon Marshall*+ 28 6 16 118 catches for 1,508 yards, 11 td, & 1 rush for -2 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 4th / 119th pick / 2006
TE Kellen Davis 27 4 15 19 catches for 229 yards, 2 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 158th pick / 2008
LT J'Marcus Webb 24 2 16 Chicago Bears / 7th / 218th pick / 2010
C Roberto Garza 33 11 16 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
RG Lance Louis 27 3 11 Chicago Bears / 7th / 246th pick / 2009
RT Gabe Carimi 24 1 14 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 29th pick / 2011
 Defensive Starters
LDE Israel Idonije 32 8 11 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
DT Henry Melton* 26 3 14 Chicago Bears / 4th / 105th pick / 2009
NT Stephen Paea 24 1 14 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2011
RDE Julius Peppers* 32 10 16 11.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 2nd pick / 2002
SLB Nick Roach 27 5 14
MLB Brian Urlacher 34 12 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
WLB Lance Briggs 32 9 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
LCB Tim Jennings* 29 6 14 0.0 sacks, 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2006
RCB Charles Tillman*+ 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
SS Major Wright 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 75th pick / 2010
FS Chris Conte 23 1 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2011

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
86 Kyle Adams 24 fb 15 2 250 6-4 Purdue 1/19/1988 1 0
25 Armando Allen 23 15 0 205 5-10 Notre Dame 4/30/1989 1 1
19 Joe Anderson 24 3 0 196 6-1 Texas Southern 11/21/1988 Rook 0
32 Kahlil Bell 26 4 0 219 6-0 UCLA 12/10/1986 3 1
80 Earl Bennett 25 wr 12 4 205 6-1 Vanderbilt 3/23/1987 4 3 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 70th pick / 2008
38 Zackary Bowman 28 11 0 197 6-1 Nebraska 11/14/1984 4 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 142nd pick / 2008
55 Lance Briggs 32 WLB 16 16 238 6-1 Arizona 11/12/1980 9 12 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2003
78 James Brown 24 lg 5 3 307 6-4 Troy 11/30/1988 Rook 2
29 Michael Bush 28 rb 13 1 243 6-2 Louisville 6/16/1984 4 3 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 2007
2 Jason Campbell 31 qb 6 1 223 6-5 Auburn 12/31/1981 6 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 25th pick / 2005
72 Gabe Carimi 24 RT 16 14 315 6-7 Wisconsin 6/13/1988 1 7 Chicago Bears / 1st / 29th pick / 2011
78 Nate Collins 25 9 0 279 6-2 Virginia 12/14/1987 2 1
47 Chris Conte 23 FS 15 15 197 6-2 California 2/23/1989 1 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2011
52 Blake Costanzo 28 slb 14 1 235 6-2 Lafayette 4/14/1984 5 2
6 Jay Cutler 29 QB 15 15 225 6-3 Vanderbilt 4/29/1983 6 11 Denver Broncos / 1st / 11th pick / 2006
87 Kellen Davis 27 TE 16 15 259 6-6 Michigan St. 10/11/1985 4 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 158th pick / 2008
57 Dom DeCicco 24 4 0 230 6-4 9/11/1988 1 0
22 Matt Forte 27 RB 15 15 221 6-1 Tulane 12/10/1985 4 10 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 44th pick / 2008
59 Jerry Franklin 24 3 0 242 6-2 Arkansas 1/10/1988 Rook 0
63 Roberto Garza 33 C 16 16 296 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/26/1979 11 7 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
9 Robbie Gould 30 13 0 181 6-1 Penn St. 12/6/1982 7 2
24 Kelvin Hayden 29 lcb 16 2 198 5-10 Illinois 7/23/1983 7 3 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 60th pick / 2005
58 Geno Hayes 25 slb 15 3 220 6-2 Florida St. 8/10/1987 4 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 175th pick / 2008
23 Devin Hester 30 wr 15 5 185 5-10 Miami (FL) 11/4/1982 6 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 57th pick / 2006
71 Israel Idonije 32 LDE 16 11 290 6-7 Manitoba 11/17/1980 8 8
17 Alshon Jeffery 22 wr 10 6 230 6-4 South Carolina 2/19/1990 Rook 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 45th pick / 2012
26 Tim Jennings* 29 LCB 14 14 186 5-8 Georgia 12/24/1983 6 12 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2006
60 Lance Louis 27 RG 11 11 303 6-2 San Diego St. 4/24/1985 3 5 Chicago Bears / 7th / 246th pick / 2009
65 Patrick Mannelly 37 16 0 265 6-5 Duke 4/18/1975 14 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 189th pick / 1998
10 Olindo Mare 39 3 0 190 5-10 MacMurray,Syracuse 6/6/1973 15 0
15 Brandon Marshall*+ 28 WR 16 16 229 6-4 Central Florida 3/23/1984 6 13 Denver Broncos / 4th / 119th pick / 2006
99 Shea McClellin 22 14 0 260 6-3 Boise St. 8/1/1990 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 19th pick / 2012
27 Sherrick McManis 25 12 0 189 5-11 Northwestern 12/19/1987 2 1 Houston Texans / 5th / 144th pick / 2010
69 Henry Melton* 26 DT 14 14 280 6-3 Texas 10/11/1986 3 13 Chicago Bears / 4th / 105th pick / 2009
30 D.J. Moore 25 nb 13 2 185 5-10 Vanderbilt 3/22/1987 3 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 119th pick / 2009
43 Troy Nolan 26 1 0 206 6-1 Arizona St. 9/7/1986 3 0 Houston Texans / 7th / 223rd pick / 2009
91 Amobi Okoye 25 9 0 302 6-2 Louisville 6/10/1987 5 1 Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2007
95 Cheta Ozougwu 24 2 0 251 6-2 Rice 11/18/1988 Rook 0 Houston Texans / 7th / 254th pick / 2011
92 Stephen Paea 24 NT 15 14 306 6-1 Oregon St. 5/11/1988 1 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2011
90 Julius Peppers* 32 RDE 16 16 283 6-6 North Carolina 1/18/1980 10 15 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 2nd pick / 2002
8 Adam Podlesh 29 16 0 202 5-11 Maryland 8/11/1983 5 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 101st pick / 2007
62 Chilo Rachal 26 LG 9 8 315 6-5 USC 3/15/1986 4 4 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 2008
53 Nick Roach 27 SLB 16 14 246 6-1 Northwestern 6/16/1985 5 9
48 Evan Rodriguez 24 fb 12 5 242 6-1 Temple 9/21/1988 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 2012
18 Dane Sanzenbacher 24 5 0 180 5-11 Ohio St. 10/13/1988 1 0
79 Jonathan Scott 29 rt 12 7 310 6-6 Texas 1/10/1983 6 4 Detroit Lions / 5th / 141st pick / 2006
89 Matt Spaeth 29 TE 16 8 270 6-7 Minnesota 11/24/1983 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 77th pick / 2007
67 Chris Spencer 30 lg 10 5 309 6-3 Mississippi 3/28/1982 7 3 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 26th pick / 2005
20 Craig Steltz 26 13 0 211 6-1 LSU 5/7/1986 4 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 120th pick / 2008
97 J.T. Thomas 24 16 0 241 6-1 West Virginia 8/15/1988 1 1 Chicago Bears / 6th / 195th pick / 2011
33 Charles Tillman*+ 31 RCB 16 16 196 6-1 La-Lafayette 2/23/1981 9 12 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 35th pick / 2003
75 Matt Toeaina 28 nt 3 2 301 6-2 Oregon 10/9/1984 5 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 188th pick / 2007
59 Patrick Trahan 26 1 0 235 6-2 Auburn,Mississippi 11/7/1986 1 0
54 Brian Urlacher 34 MLB 12 12 258 6-4 New Mexico 5/25/1978 12 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 2000
37 Anthony Walters 24 fs 16 1 207 6-1 Delaware 9/19/1988 1 2
73 J'Marcus Webb 24 LT 16 16 335 6-7 North Texas,West Texas A&M 8/8/1988 2 7 Chicago Bears / 7th / 218th pick / 2010
14 Eric Weems 27 wr 16 1 182 5-8 Bethune-Cookman 7/4/1985 5 0
74 Chris Williams 27 3 0 320 6-6 Vanderbilt 8/26/1985 4 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 2008
70 Edwin Williams 26 lg 6 2 311 6-2 Maryland 12/10/1986 3 1
98 Corey Wootton 25 lde 16 7 271 6-6 Northwestern 6/22/1987 2 6 Chicago Bears / 4th / 109th pick / 2010
21 Major Wright 24 SS 16 16 204 6-0 Florida 7/1/1988 2 8 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 75th pick / 2010
Team Total 26.6 16 244.9 6-2.2 3.6