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Chicago Bears (5-11)


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Bears banking on familiarity to boost solid defense

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) While the Chicago Bears gave their offense a makeover, their defense looks awfully familiar.

That's just the way they wanted it.

The Bears are banking on continuity to turn a top-10 defense into an elite unit and help a struggling franchise emerge as a contender.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Minnesota 1330.813
Detroit 970.563
Green Bay 790.438
Chicago 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Trubisky2193
Pass TDs: M. Trubisky7
Rush Yds: J. Howard1122
Rush TDs: J. Howard9
Rec Yds: K. Wright614
Rec TDs: A. Shaheen3
Int: B. Callahan2
Sacks: A. Hicks8.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4599 (30)
Passing Yards: 3085 (32)
Rushing Yards: 1788 (16)
Points per game: 16.5 (29)
Yards per game: 287.4 (30)
Touchdowns: 26 (29)
Field Goals: 16 (29)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5106 (10)
Passing Yards: 3653 (7)
Rushing Yards: 1730 (11)
Points per game: 20.0 (9)
Yards per game: 319.1 (10)
Touchdowns: 28 (3)
Field Goals: 29 (21)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/12 S. Roland cut
6/12 S. Roland off IR undisclosed
6/11 S. Roland on IR undisclosed
6/7 K. Edebali signed
6/7 J. Woods signed
6/7 T. Holloway cut
6/5 Z. Miller Placed on PUPL recovery from dislocated left knee
6/5 M. McCants signed
6/4 Z. Miller re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2018)
6/4 M. McCants cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
6/11 S. Roland undisclosed (IR)
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