Bears 2015 Snap Counts
1st and 10
Bears ran the ball 222 times on 1st and 10, averaging 3.67 yards per carry. Bears passed the ball 169 times no 1st and 10, averaging 6.98 yards per play.
Bears converted 93 of 219 3rd-down attempts. The 42.5 percent conversion rate was 6th best in the NFL. Of their 22 3rd-and-1 attempts, 13 were converted for 1st down, all of which came on run plays.
Bears had 99 total penalties in 2015, 7th fewest in the league. Their 909 lost yards on penalties were 17th most in the NFL.
Chicago had 42 holding penalties totaling 335 yards, resulting in 19 stalled drives, all of which were the most in the league. The Bears had 19 false starts (17th most) resulting in 14 stalled drives (6th most).
Bears were only called for 1 unnecessary roughness penalty, which was the fewst in the league.
Kyle Long, Vladimir Ducasse and Charles Leno each tied for the team lead with 9 penalty calls. Long's team-high 75 yards lost due to penalties resulted in 6 stalled drives, which also led the team.
In Week 2 against the Cardinals, the Bears were penalized 14 times for 170 yards, which set a franchise record.
Head coach John Fox challenged six plays this season but had just one play overturned. His 16.67 percent success rate was second worst in the NFL.
Chicago used 71 players on game day this year, which tied for 3rd most in the NFL. Defensively, they deployed 36 different players, 2nd most in the league. On special teams, they used 63 different players, 3rd most.
On offense, the Bears ran the ball the most over right guard. Their 105 rushing attempt over right guard were the most in the NFL, although their 3.9 ypc was 16th best.
Bears were a short-passing offense in 2015. Of their 522 pass attempts, 372 (71 percent) were either short right or short left. They were one of the best teams in the league throwing short left, averaging 7.29 yards per throw (1st in the NFL) and completing 77.27 percent of those passes (2nd in the NFL).
Bears defense forced 17 total turnovers in 2015, 5th fewest in the league. Offensively, they turned the ball over 21 times (18th best), while their -4 turnover differential was 19th in the NFL.
Robbie Gould kicked 33 field goals this year, which was third most in the league. His 84.6 conversion percentage was 18th best.
In the return game, Chicago averaged 27.7 yards per kick return, which was 3rd highest in the NFL, while their 7.8 yards per punt return ranked 20th.
Patrick O'Donnell averaged 44.3 yards per punt (24th in the NFL) and dropped 29 punts inside the opponent's 10-yard line (9th best). Opponents averaged 7.5 yards per punt return (19th best).