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Chicago Bears vs Oakland Raiders: A look inside the numbers

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We'll take a deeper look at the statistics, both individual and team, and also run down the playing time breakdown for the Chicago Bears in their first win of the season, an exciting 22-20 win against the Oakland Raiders.

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All statistics and snap counts are taken directly from the NFL's Game Statistic and Information System.

This was a game the Chicago Bears seemed to be in control of, but the scoreboard wasn't cooperating. The Bears outgained the Oakland Raiders 371 yards to 243. They won the time of possession battle 33:22 to 26:38 (20:14 to 9:46 in the first half). First downs were in the Bears favor 23 to 16 and the 3rd down efficiency favored Chicago too, 10 for 17 (59%) to Oakland's 6 for 13 (46%).

But as is often the case, penalties and turnovers can make up for a lot of deficiencies. The Bears were flagged 7 times for 48 yards, while the Raiders were hit with 5 for 47. Chicago turned the ball over 3 times to the Raiders' two.

The Bears still managed to pull out the win as Robbie Gould hit a game winning field goal with 2 seconds left on the clock. The 49 yard game winner was Gould's 12th game winning kick in his career and it's his first game winner since 2013. Earlier in the game Gould nailed a 54 yard FG and he was 3 for 3 on the day, taking his season total to 9 for 9. He did miss an extra point after the Bears first touchdown, it was blocked, and he's 5 for 6 this year on XPs.

The Bears had a new punter in Spencer Lannnig, who was filling in for Pat O'Donnell, and Lanning had 3 punts for a 45.3 net average. He also put one inside the 20. O'Donnell says he'll be back for the Chiefs game, so this was probably Lanning's only game as a Bear.

Rounding out the special teams stats, Marc Mariani brought back 1 kick return for 21 yards and he had 2 punt returns for 17 yards.

For Chicago's kick coverage team, they held the Raiders to a 19.3 average and a 9.7 average per punt return. That's an improvement for the Bears coverage units after adding a couple new players earlier in the week.

A few of the more active 3rd phase only players were Chris Prosinski (1 assisted tackle) with 23 snaps, Lamin Barrow (1 tackle) with 19, LaRoy Reynolds with 16 snaps and John Timu (1 tackle) with 8 special team plays.

On offense it was Jay Cutler leading the Bears down to get in position for the game winning points. And on the 12 play, 48 yard drive (2:03) he completed 5 of 8 passes for 41 yards, while converting a 4th and 5 and a 3rd and 3. Overall Cutler was 28 of 43 for 281 yards, 2 TDs, 1 Int and an 89.4 passer rating.

Jay's top targeted receiver was tight end Martellus Bennett, who caught 11 of 13 for 83 yards and a TD. Wide out Eddie Royal caught the other TD, and he snagged 7 of 10 balls for 54 yards. Receiver Marquess Wilson caught 6 of 9 for 80 yards (a career high) and running back Matt Forte grabbed all 4 passes thrown in his direction for 64 yards.

Forte also had 25 carries for 91 yards, which gave him 155 yards from scrimmage. This was the the 25th time Forte had at least 150 yards from scrimmage, which is the most in the NFL since he entered the league in 2008. Forte played in 86% of the offensive snaps (66/77).

Among the tight ends, Bennett only took one play off, Zach Miller played 28, Khari Lee played 8 on offense and another 10 on special teams. Lee had a fumble recovery.

For the wide outs it was Royal playing 67 snaps, Wilson 63, Josh Bellamy (targeted 3 times in the passing game) had 26 snaps on O and another 19 on special teams, Cameron Meredith 14 snaps (2 targets) and Mariani (1 target) played 23 offensive snaps and those 9 on the 3rd phase.

Jacquizz Rodgers was the top back up running back with 9 offensive snaps (2 carries for 3 yards, 1 target) and 14 special team snaps (1 assisted tackle). Rookie Jeremy Langford had 1 carry for 4 yards on his 3 snaps (plus 10 more on ST).

Center Will Montgomery only played 3 snaps before being knocked out with a broken fibula. The other four offensive linemen and QB Jay Cutler played all 77 snaps, Patrick Omameh came in for 74 snaps and rookie Tayo Fabuluje played 2 snaps in the jumbo package.

There were four Bears that played all 58 snaps on defense. Safety Adrian Amos (5 tackles), inside linebacker Shea McClellin (5 tackles, 1 tackle for loss), and corners Kyle Fuller (4 tackles and a pass defense) and Tracy Porter (2 tackles, 1 PD).

Porter was filling in for the injured Alan Ball, and he ended up shadowing Raider WR Amari Cooper for most of the afternoon.

Chicago's leading tackler was defensive captain Pernell McPhee with 8. He had 1 TFL, 1 interception and a PD on 88% of the snaps (51/58). The other starting outside linebacker, Sam Acho, played 27 snaps on D and another 23 on special teams. Acho had 2 defensive tackles and a fumble recovery, and he had a special teams tackle.

The other ILB, Christian Jones, was in for 56 snaps, making 5 tackles and 1 TFL. Back up OLBs Lamarr Houston and Willie Young played 25 and 18 snaps respectively. Houston had 2 tackles while Young didn't scratch the stat sheet.

Sherrick McManis was again the nickle corner and he played 40 snaps (69%) and 18 more on ST. He also didn't pick up a stat. Terrance Mitchell had 2 snaps at DB and another 11 on ST.

Starting safety Antrel Rolle (3 tackles) hurt his ankle, which limited him to 24 snaps. Harold Jones-Quartey filled in for Rolle on 34 snaps making 1 tackle. He played 50% of the 3rd phase snaps (14/28).

Jarvis Jenkins was the busiest defensive lineman with 38 snaps. He had 4 tackles, he picked up another sack, he had a TFL and a quarterback hit. Eddie Goldman had the Bears other sack (2 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 QBH) on 36 snaps. The other starting defensive lineman, Ego Ferguson, played 33 snaps making 1 tackle. Mitch Unrein was the only other DL to see the field. He had 21 snaps on D and 9 more on ST.

What are your thoughts on the stats and playing time breakdown for Chicago's first win of the season?