Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2021 Matchup Title Area - Week 7 - 102421

History: Chicago Bears vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

All Time Head-to-Head Record (entering 2021 season): Bears Lead 40-20

Current Streak: Bears have won the last two meetings

Most Recent Matchup: Bears win, 20-19, in Chicago in 2020

Players and Coaches to Know:

Chicago Bears

o Head Coach: Matt Nagy

o Quarterback: Andy Dalton

o Other Notable Players: OLB Khalil Mack, ILB Roquan Smith, WR Allen Robinson, RB David Montgomery

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

o Head Coach: Bruce Arians

o Quarterback: Tom Brady

o Other Notable Players: ILB Lavonte David, OLB Shaquil Barrett, WR Mike Evans, TE Rob Gronkowski

Chicago Bears 2020 Record: 8-8

Scoring Offense: 22nd (23.3 points per game)

Total Offense: 26th (331.4 total yards per game)

Rushing Offense: 25th (102.9 rushing yards per game)

Passing Offense: 22nd (228.4 passing yards per game)

Scoring Defense: 13th (23.1 points allowed per game)

Total Defense: 11th (344.9 total yards allowed per game)

Rushing Defense: 15th (113.4 rushing yards allowed per game)

Passing Defense: 12th (231.6 passing yards allowed per game)

Turnover Margin: T-23rd (-4)

Bears' 2021 Draft Class: QB Justin Fields, Ohio State (Round 1, 11th overall), T Teven Jenkins, Oklahoma State (Round 2, 39th overall), T Larry Borom, Missouri (Round 5, 151st overall), T Stone Forsythe, Florida (Round 6, 208th overall), RB Khalil Herbert, Virginia Tech (Round 6, 217th overall), WR Dazz Newsome, North Carolina (Round 6, 221st overall), CB Thomas Graham, Oregon (Round 6, 228th overall), DT Khyiris Tonga, Brigham Young (Round 7, 250th overall)

Key Veteran Additions: QB Andy Dalton, CB Desmond Trufant, DE Angelo Blackson, LB Jeremiah Attaochu, WR Damiere Byrd, RB Damien Williams

Notable Departures: QB Mitchell Trusbisky, T Charles Leno, CB Kyle Fuller, DT Roy Robertson-Harris, WR/RB Cordarrelle Patterson