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Snap counts, stats and more: Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers (The WTF edition)

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We'll list out the complete playing time breakdown, and spotlight a few individual and team statistics from the Chicago Bears in their awful 23-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

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

And here I though the last game was a tough loss.

Losing to the Green Bay Packers, who had a short week after playing on Monday night, after having extra time with the bye week, is inexcusable. There’s no other way to spin this loss for the Chicago Bears, but to say the team is directionless. Kudos to head coach John Fox for not losing the locker room — yet — but that’s about the only thing I can say positively about Fox.

The game plan him and his staff came up with on both side of the ball was atrocious.

The only place the Bears had the “edge” in the game stats was in penalties. The Bears led that category with eight for 78 yards, to the Packers five for 35 yards.

Now on to the snap counts and some other stats for the Bears

All snap counts will be in the following format:
Player - Total O or D snaps (%) - Total ST snaps (%)

QB

M Trubisky - 60 (100%)

The stat line doesn’t look bad (21/35 {60%} 297 yards, 1 TD, 97.0 passer rating), but Mitchell Trubisky left a few plays on the field. He was also sacked five times. I have a feeling Sackwatch won’t be kind to him this week.

Here’s a little something from our pals over at Pro Football Focus.

He was 8-of-14 for 154 yards and a touchdown on passes that traveled 10 or more yards in the air. His accuracy dropped under pressure though, going just 3-of-9 for 38 yards on the 14 drop backs he was hurried, hit or sacked.

OL

B Massie - 60 (100%) - 4 (14%)

C Leno - 60 (100%) - 4 (14%)

H Grasu - 60 (100%)

C Whitehair - 60 (100%)

J Sitton - 59 (98%) - 3 (10%)

B Sowell - 3 (5%) - 4 (14%)

The five sacks allowed weren’t all on the o-line, but they didn’t have the best game. They also only helped the running backs to a 3.2 yards per carry, and the Packers snuck through for ten tackles for loss. Part of the running game woes also falls on the tight ends missing blocks.

It’s no secret how I feel about PFF’s grades, but watching Hroniss Grasu play center yesterday hurt my eyes.

Center Hroniss Grasu really struggled in his first start back from injury. His 27.7 overall grade would be the second-lowest graded game of any center through the first nine weeks of the season. He allowed five hurries on 41 pass blocking snaps with two inaccurate shotgun snaps, earning him the first 0.0 pass blocking grade of any offensive lineman in the past two seasons.

Cody Whitehair and Bobby Massie each had a penalty, and Bradley Sowell had 2.

According to PFF, left tackle Charles Leno “did not allow a single pressure on 41 pass blocking snaps, although he was beat once by Blake Martinez on a blitz that did not generate pressure.”

RB

J Howard - 29 (48%)

B Cunningham - 28 (47%) - 19 (66%)

T Cohen - 13 (22%) - 10 (34%)

M Burton - 7 (12%) - 6 (21%)

Jordan Howard had 15 carries for 54 yards, and Tarik Cohen only had two touches for 11 yards. Benny Cunningham had 3 catches for 32 and a fumble.

WR

D Inman - 57 (95%)

K Wright - 46 (77%)

J Bellamy - 40 (67%) - 12 (41%)

T McBride - 7 (12%) - 1 (3%)

M Wheaton - 2 (3%)

The playing time at wide out left me scratching my head. After barely playing wide receiver the last few games, the self-scouting from the coaches determined that Josh Bellamy needed more time on the offense. This after Tre McBride showed up two weeks ago against the Saints.

Newcomer Dontrell Inman led the Bears in receiving with 6 catches for 88 yards. Kendall Wright had 5 for 46, and Bellamy had that 46 yard TD reception among his 2 for 57 yards.

TE

D Brown - 38 (63%) - 10 (34%)

A Shaheen - 31 (52%) - 4 (14%)

Did anyone else get excited when Adam Shaheen had the ball in his hands? He had two catches for 39 yards, and with his size/speed combo, he looks the part. His blocking still needs work (he was flagged for holding), but there’s no reason why he can’t be incorporated into the offense as the move-tight end.

I do like Daniel Brown (2 catches for 23 yards), but the upside from Shaheen is way higher.

ST

These players only appeared in the 3rd phase

B Braunecker - 19 (66%)

I Irving - 19 (66%)

J Anderson - 15 (52%)

J Timu - 14 (48%)

D Bush - 14 (48%)

P O'Donnell - 9 (31%)

A DePaola - 9 (31%)

C Barth - 8 (28%)

T Mizzell - 3 (10%)

Kyle Long - 1 (3%)

Just when I think Connor Barth has kicked his way out of Chicago, he makes all three of his field goals and his lone extra point attempt as well...

Patrick O’Donnell punted 5 times for a 48.2 average.

DeAndre Houston-Carson led the team with 2 special teams tackles.

CB

K Fuller - 66 (100%) - 9 (31%)

P Amukamara - 66 (100%) - 1 (3%)

C LeBlanc - 37 (56%)

M Cooper - 1 (2%) - 14 (48%)

So that ‘the Bears can’t lose Kyle Fuller buzz’ took a little hit after his game yesterday. He ended up with 5 tackles and 2 passes defended. Here’s what PFF had to say about his game.

He was targeted 10 times on 30 coverage snaps, generated pass breakups on two of them and allowing catches on the other eight for 127 yards and a touchdown. Packers quarterback Brett Hundley had a 152.1 passer rating when targeting him. Fuller missed five tackles on the day, the most in any game of his career.

Cre’Von LeBlanc had 3 tackles, a sack and a TFL.

S

A Amos - 66 (100%) - 11 (38%)

E Jackson - 66 (100%) - 10 (34%)

D Houston-Carson - 2 (3%) - 19 (66%)

Adrian Amos had 8 tackles and Eddie Jackson had 4.

PFF was once again complementary of A Double.

Safety Adrian Amos continued his high level of play, the Bears' second-highest graded player on the day at 88.0 overall. He was targeted once on 30 coverage snaps, but he really stepped up in run defense, generating four stops and disrupting a few blocks along the way.

LB

C Jones - 66 (100%) - 11 (38%)

L Floyd - 66 (100%)

N Kwiatkoski - 36 (55%) - 5 (17%)

P McPhee - 35 (53%) - 6 (21%)

S Acho - 31 (47%) - 19 (66%)

Nick Kwiatkoski was the games leading tackler with 10. He added a sack and a TFL. Christian Jones had 8 tackles, Leonard Floyd had 4 tackles and a half a sack, which he split with Sam Acho.

DL

A Hicks - 66 (100%) - 6 (21%)

M Unrein - 49 (74%) - 10 (34%)

E Goldman - 48 (73%)

J Bullard - 22 (33%) - 6 (21%)

J Jenkins - 3 (5%) - 4 (14%)

Defensive end Akiem Hicks had another good game with 6 tackles, 2 QB hits and a TFL.

The Packers did manage to rip off 160 yards on the ground, and Brett Hundley had a 110.8 passer rating against the Bears.

I’ll share one final nugget about the Bears’ defense from PFF.

Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio uncharacteristically brought the heat against Packers quarterback Brett Hundley. The Bears blitzed on 17 of his 30 drop backs (56.7 percent), the highest percentage of drop backs with a blitz that Fangio has called this season. Hundley was pressured on 13 total plays, completing 5-of-10 attempts for 79 yards and a touchdown.

For more numbers, the ESPN box score and team stats are both pretty good ones to check out for all of the game’s statistics.

Did any of these numbers stand out to you guys?