It's As Scary as Halloween: Bears 3rd Down Conversions

CHICAGO - OCTOBER 17: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears waits for a play during a time-out against the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on October 17 2010 in Chicago Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 23-20. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A week ago, we made mention of the Chicago Bears conversion percentage on offensive 3rd down attempts.  Well, it didn't get any better yesterday, as the team went 0-12 against the Seattle Seahawks.  A quick snapshot of the season in that category:

Week 1:  6-14 (Det)

Week 2:  1-11 (Dal)

Week 3:  3-9 (GB)

Week 4:  0-13 (NYG)

Week 5:  3-15 (Car)

Week 6:  0-12 (Sea)   

Season:  13- 87 (14.9%)

 

I'm not going to spin these numbes, or assign any sort of predictive definition of what they mean or how they are impacting the season... just take a bit of time to digest the numbers, and let us know what your thoughts are.

Here are the pre-MNF numbers of the entire NFL in 3rd down conversion situations, just for a reference point.

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