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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 27-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Chicago Bears Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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

According to Pro Football Focus, the Chicago Bears dropped 10 passes yesterday in their 27-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Not all of them were as catchable as that Barkley to Bellamy should-have-been winning TD pass, but if a ball hits a receiver in the hands, he should be able to make the catch.

So in this unlikely Bears’ season that has been littered with injuries, suspensions and questionable coaching decisions, let’s add timely dropped passes to the mix because 2016 hasn’t been awful enough for Bears’ fans.

As to the game itself, the numbers weren’t that ugly. The Bears had more yards, 411 to 375, Chicago had more 1st downs, 25 to 18. They led in 3rd down efficiency 9 for 17 (53%) to 5 for 11 (45%) and they also converted 1 or 3 on 4th down. While the Bears were hit with more penalties, 7 to 6, the Titans racked up way more penalty yards 118 to 48. The Bears even had a slight advantage in time of possession, 30:35 to 29:25.

But those drops killed them.

Chicago’s defense held Titan running back DeMarco Murray in check (2.5 average on 17 carries), but rookie runner Derrick Henry found room to run (8 rushes for 60 yards). Quarterback Marcus Mariota was able to find room to run as well, going for 46 yards om 4 runs.

Now on to the snap counts and individual stats for the Bears

All snap counts will be in the ‘Player - total offensive/defensive snaps (percentage) - total special teams snaps (percentage)’ format.

Quarterback

M Barkley - 80 (100%)

I was surprised at what a solid game Matt Barkley played yesterday. He had a slow start, but once he settled in, he he looked like a capable NFL QB. He had two bad throws that resulted in interceptions, but he also threw 3 TD passes while going 28 of 54 (51.9%) for 316 yards and a 72.8 passer rating. That completion percentage is too low, but remember he did have 10 dropped passes.

He also had 2 runs for no yards.

Offensive Line

T Larsen RG - 80 (100%) - 3 (12%)

B Massie RT - 80 (100%) - 3 (12%)

E Kush LG - 80 100% - 3 (12%)

C Leno LT - 80 (100%) - 3 (12%)

C Whitehair C - 80 (100%)

Not a bad day for these guys. The Titans had no sacks on the afternoon and they were only credited with 4 quarterback hits. Tennessee had 3 tackles for loss, but the Bears’ running backs averaged 4.8 yards per carry.

Cody Whitehair was penalized for offensive holding and he had that one shotgun snap that sailed over Barkley’s head.

Right tackle Bobby Massie, who was an easy target for disgruntled fans earlier this season, returned from injury this week. For the record, I have him down for allowing 2 sacks this year, while back up RT Mike Adams, who filled in last week, allowed 2.5 in his one start. Sackwatch!

Running backs

J Howard - 53 (66%)

J Langford - 23 (29%)

P Lasike - 7 (9%) - 9 (35%)

K Carey - 4 (5%) - 10 (38%)

Last season drops were an issue for rookie Jeremy Langford, and this year it’s rookie Jordan Howard with a case of the dropsies. A Jugs machine will no doubt be in the plans for Howard this offseason.

As for his numbers, Howard had 84 rushing yards on 18 carries and 43 receiving yards on 3 receptions while being targeted 5 times.

Jeremy Langford had 1 run for 5 yards and he was targeted twice in the passing game. Ka’Deem Carey had one run for 6 yards and 1 catch (on 1 target) for 12 yards. Carey also had a kickoff return for 22 yards.

Wide Receivers

C Meredith - 69 (86%)

M Wilson - 47 (59%)

J Bellamy - 46 (58%) - 17 (65%)

D Thompson - 42 (52%) - 9 (35%)

E Royal - 12 (15%) - 4 (15%)

The Bears were without their #1 and #2 WR for the game and their #3 didn’t play much with, what I’m guessing is a sore toe.

Marquess Wilson had a career day with 8 receptions for 125 yards and a TD. He was targeted 11 times.

Cameron Meredith, Deonte Thompson and Josh Bellamy were targeted 9 times apiece, with Thompson grabbing 5 for 44 yards and a TD, Bellamy catching 4 for 41 yards and Meredith only coming down with 2 catches for 19 yards. Cameron also was caught for a false start.

But those drops though...

Thompson returned one kick for 17 yards.

Eddie Royal, who was thrown to 1 time, had 1 catch for -6 yards, he also had a punt return for 3 yards.

Tight Ends

D Brown - 49 (61%) - 6 (23%)

L Paulsen - 33 (41%) - 9 (35%)

B Braunecker - 15 (19%) - 14 (54%)

With Zach Miller out for the season, I don’t think anyone expected 2nd year pro Daniel Brown to be the guy that would see a big playing time increase. Brown caught 3 of 4 for 24 yards and a TD.

Logan Paulsen was targeted once in the passing game and Ben Braunecker was targeted twice, catching 1 for 14 yards. Paulsen had an offensive pass interference penalty and Braunecker was flagged for holding.

Special Teams

These players only appeared in the 3rd phase

J Anderson - 22 (85%)

S McManis - 22 (85%)

C Barth - 7 (27%)

P Scales - 7 (27%)

P O'Donnell - 7 (27%)

C Jones - 6 (23%)

C Edison - 3 (12%)

M Adams - 3 (12%)

Conner Barth made all three of his extra point tries and one of his kickoffs went for a touchback. The Bears kick coverage only allowed 2 returns for 28 yards.

Pat O’Donnell punted 4 times for a 45.5 average and Chicago’s punt coverage team only allowed 1 return for 8 yards.

Christian Jones had a special teams tackle.

Sherrick McManis was hit with a false start penalty.

Cornerbacks

C LeBlanc - 56 (97%) - 3 (12%)

T Porter - 56 (97%) - 1 (4%)

B Callahan - 22 (38%)

D Hurst - 2 (3%) - 12 (46%)

Cre'Von LeBlanc received the start at corner and he led the Bears with 6 tackles. Tracey Porter had 2 tackles, a pass defense and a forced fumble. Bryce Callahan had 3 tackles and a defensive holding penalty.

Safeties

A Amos - 58 (100%) - 5 (19%)

D Bush - 55 (95%)

C Prosinski - 3 (5%) - 22 (85%)

H Jones-Quartey - 2 (3%) - 14 (54%)

Adrian Amos had 4 tackles, a TFL and a PD, Deon Bush had 2 tackles and Chris Prosinski picked up a tackle on special teams.

Linebackers

D Trevathan ILB - 55 (95%) - 1 (4%)

N Kwiatkoski ILB - 54 (93%) - 5 (19%)

W Young OLB - 50 (86%) - 6 (23%)

P McPhee OLB - 36 (62%)

S Acho OLB - 31 (53%) - 10 (38%)

J Timu ILB - 2 (3%) - 19 (73%)

Pernell McPhee finally saw his playing percentage creep over 50% this week and he had 4 tackles. Willie Young had 2 tackles including a TFL and Sam Acho had 2 tackles.

Danny Trevathan had 5 tackles and fellow starting ILB Nick Kwiatkoski had 4. John Timu had a special teams tackle.

Defensive Line

A Hicks - 57 (98%) - 5 (19%)

E Goldman - 32 (55%) - 1 (4%)

C Washington - 28 (48%) - 1 (4%)

C Wilson - 25 (43%) - 9 (35%)

J Bullard - 14 (24%) - 5 (19%)

Eddie Goldman had 4 tackles and Cornelius Washington had 3. C.J. Wilson picked up 2 tackles and Jonathan Bullard had 1.

Akiem Hicks was caught with an illegal use of hands penalty.

What are your thoughts on the numbers this week?