Chicago Bears Depth Chart 2018 Bears Depth Chart

12-4, 1st NFC North

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Adding Khalil Mack to the defensive side gave this team a huge edge, and it has shown throughout the year as the Bears have become a force in the NFC. Taking home the division, they also had an offense that flashed a lot of potential. Mitchell Trubisky was the starter this season, and it is hard to get a read on if he will be the guy they go with long term, even with the success from this year. He did miss a few games, which led to Chase Daniel drawing some starts as the backup. The Bears used a committee approach with Tarik Cohen and Jordan Howard. Technically Howard is listed as the starting running back, but Cohen has been involved more often and had a high ceiling when given the ball. Allen Robinson was where they splashed some cash this offseason as a big WR1, but the offense wasn’t that pass heavy. Taylor Gabriel played the WR2 role, and newly drafted Anthony Miller was the WR3. The addition of Trey Burton in the offseason gave him a solidified starting role after being a second string option in Philadelphia.

Offense Depth Chart

Quarterback QB
Running Back RB
Left Wide Receiver LWR
Slot Wide Receiver SWR
Javon Wims J. Wims (6)
68
#155 WR
Right Wide Receiver RWR
Tight End TE
Franko House F. House (4)
65
#94 TE
Left Wide Receiver LWR
Tight End TE
Franko House F. House (4)
65
#94 TE
Slot Wide Receiver SWR
Javon Wims J. Wims (6)
68
#155 WR
Right Wide Receiver RWR
Quarterback QB
Running Back RB
Skill Positions Depth Chart
Position POS
Left Wide Receiver LWR
Tight End TE
Slot Wide Receiver SWR
Right Wide Receiver RWR
Quarterback QB
Running Back RB

Defense Depth Chart

Left Defensive End LDE
Nose Tackle NT
Right Defensive End RDE
Bilal Nichols B. Nichols (1)
69
#103 DE
L Outside Linebacker LOLB
L Inside Linebacker LILB
James Vaughters J. Vaughters (3)
67
# ILB
R Inside Linebacker RILB
Joel Iyiegbuniwe J. Iyiegbuniwe (2)
69
#54 ILB
R Outside Linebacker ROLB
Kylie Fitts K. Fitts (3)
65
#120 OLB
Left Cornerback LCB
Rashard Fant R. Fant (3)
69
#2 CB
Strong Safety SS
Right Cornerback RCB
Left Defensive End LDE
Nose Tackle NT
Right Defensive End RDE
Bilal Nichols B. Nichols (1)
69
#103 DE
L Outside Linebacker LOLB
L Inside Linebacker LILB
James Vaughters J. Vaughters (3)
67
# ILB
R Inside Linebacker RILB
Joel Iyiegbuniwe J. Iyiegbuniwe (2)
69
#54 ILB
R Outside Linebacker ROLB
Kylie Fitts K. Fitts (3)
65
#120 OLB
Left Cornerback LCB
Rashard Fant R. Fant (3)
69
#2 CB
Strong Safety SS
Right Cornerback RCB
Defense Depth Chart (3-4)
Position POS
Left Defensive End LDE
Nose Tackle NT
Right Defensive End RDE
L Outside Linebacker LOLB
L Inside Linebacker LILB
R Inside Linebacker RILB
R Outside Linebacker ROLB
Left Cornerback LCB
Strong Safety SS
Free Safety FS
Right Cornerback RCB
Position 1 2 3 4
Left Defensive End LDE Akiem Hicks A. Hicks
Nose Tackle NT Eddie Goldman E. Goldman
Right Defensive End RDE Bilal Nichols B. Nichols Jonathan Bullard J. Bullard Roy Robertson-Harris R. Robertson-Harris
L Outside Linebacker LOLB Khalil Mack K. Mack Aaron Lynch A. Lynch
L Inside Linebacker LILB Roquan Smith R. Smith Nick Kwiatkoski N. Kwiatkoski James Vaughters J. Vaughters
R Inside Linebacker RILB Danny Trevathan D. Trevathan Joel Iyiegbuniwe J. Iyiegbuniwe Jameer Thurman J. Thurman
R Outside Linebacker ROLB Leonard Floyd L. Floyd Isaiah Irving I. Irving Kylie Fitts K. Fitts
Left Cornerback LCB Kyle Fuller K. Fuller Sherrick McManis S. McManis Rashard Fant R. Fant
Strong Safety SS Eddie Jackson E. Jackson Deon Bush D. Bush
Free Safety FS Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix H. Clinton-Dix Deandre Houston-Carson D. Houston-Carson
Right Cornerback RCB Prince Amukamara P. Amukamara

Offense Depth Chart Stats

Running Backs Stats Receiving Rushing
Player Rating Depth Snaps/Game Fumbles Targets Receptions Yards YPC Long TD Attempts Yards Long TD YPC YPG
Tarik Cohen T. Cohen
85
RB 1 30.9 3 RB 1 30.9 3 91 71 725 10.2 70 5 99 444 32 3 4.5 27.8
Mike Davis M. Davis
75
RB 2 26.1 0 RB 2 26.1 0 42 34 214 6.3 18 1 112 514 37 4 4.6 34.3
Taquan Mizzell T. Mizzell
62
RB 3 7.7 0 RB 3 7.7 0 10 8 78 9.8 26 1 9 16 7 0 1.8 1.8
WRs
Player Rating
Allen Robinson A. Robinson
85
Taylor Gabriel T. Gabriel
83
Anthony Miller A. Miller
73
Cordarrelle Patterson C. Patterson
77
Marvin Hall M. Hall
65
Javon Wims J. Wims
68
Jordan Williams-Lambert J. Williams-Lambert
66
John Franklin III J. F. III
68
Shaq Roland S. Roland
66
Matt Fleming M. Fleming
65
Wide Receivers Stats Receiving Rushing
Player Rating Depth Snaps/Game Targets Receptions Yards Catch% YPC Long TD Attempts Yards TD YPC YPG
Allen Robinson A. Robinson
85
LWR 1 58.8 94 55 754 60 13.7 43 4 1 9 0 9 0.7
Taylor Gabriel T. Gabriel
83
RWR 2 51.8 93 67 688 70 10.3 54 2 9 61 0 6.8 3.8
Anthony Miller A. Miller
73
SWR 3 38.3 54 33 423 60 12.8 55 7 6 26 0 4.3 1.7
Cordarrelle Patterson C. Patterson
77
LWR 4 15.4 28 21 247 80 11.8 55 3 42 228 1 5.4 15.2
Marvin Hall M. Hall
65
RWR 5 11.5 19 10 149 50 14.9 47 1 2 0 0 0 0
Javon Wims J. Wims
68
SWR 6 7.5 5 4 32 80 8 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Williams-Lambert J. Williams-Lambert
66
WR 9
John Franklin III J. F. III
68
WR 10
Shaq Roland S. Roland
66
WR 14
Matt Fleming M. Fleming
65
WR 14
Tight Ends Stats Receiving
Player Rating Depth Snaps/Game Targets Receptions Yards Catch% YPC Long TD
Trey Burton T. Burton
83
TE 1 53.7 77 54 569 70 10.5 47 6
Adam Shaheen A. Shaheen
78
TE 2 28.2 6 5 48 80 9.6 23 1
Ben Braunecker B. Braunecker
61
TE 3 7.9 5 3 42 60 14 20 0
Franko House F. House
65
TE 4

Defense Depth Chart Stats

Team Defense Rating
Chicago Bears Bears
86
Team Defense Rating Pts Allowed/Game Yards Allowed/Game Pass Yards Allowed/Game Rush Yards Allowed/Game Sacks Fumbles INT
Chicago Bears
86
17.7 299.7 219.7 80 50 9 27
Special Teams Rating
Chicago Bears Bears
78
Special Teams Rating Kick Return TDs Punt Return TDs Field Goal Blocked Punt Blocked Extra Point Blocked TDs
Chicago Bears
78
0 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive Line Rating Depth Position Snaps/Game Tackles Tackles for Loss Fumbles INT TDs
Eddie Goldman E. Goldman
80
NT 1 34.5 39 5.5 0 0 0
Bilal Nichols B. Nichols
69
RDE 1 23.4 28 8 2 0 0
Akiem Hicks A. Hicks
85
LDE 1 48.8 55 14.5 3 0 0
Jonathan Bullard J. Bullard
76
RDE 2 18.6 18 2 0 0 0
Roy Robertson-Harris R. Robertson-Harris
61
RDE 3 22.1 22 4.5 0 0 0
Olubunmi Rotimi O. Rotimi
68
DL 6
Nick Williams N. Williams
66
DL 7 22 2 1 0 0 0
Linebackers Rating Depth Position Snaps/Game Tackles Tackles for Loss Fumbles INT TDs
Leonard Floyd L. Floyd
78
ROLB 1 49.6 49 9 0 1 1
Khalil Mack K. Mack
99
LOLB 1 53.9 47 13.5 6 1 1
Roquan Smith R. Smith
80
LILB 1 55 122 8 0 1 0
Danny Trevathan D. Trevathan
82
RILB 1 61.6 102 8 1 2 0
Isaiah Irving I. Irving
71
ROLB 2 8.9 8 1 0 0 0
Joel Iyiegbuniwe J. Iyiegbuniwe
69
RILB 2 1.4 9 1 0 0 0
Aaron Lynch A. Lynch
78
LOLB 2 27.2 16 5 0 1 0
Nick Kwiatkoski N. Kwiatkoski
77
LILB 2 6.9 15 0 1 0 0
James Vaughters J. Vaughters
67
LILB 3
Jameer Thurman J. Thurman
RILB 3
Kylie Fitts K. Fitts
65
ROLB 3 9.7 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive Backs Rating Depth Position Snaps/Game Tackles Tackles for Loss Fumbles INT TDs
Prince Amukamara P. Amukamara
78
RCB 1 60.7 66 3 2 3 1
Eddie Jackson E. Jackson
82
SS 1 64.6 51 3 1 6 3
Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix H. Clinton-Dix
88
FS 1 64.2 92 1 2 3 0
Buster Skrine B. Skrine
81
DB 1 49.6 58 4.5 1 0 0
Kyle Fuller K. Fuller
78
LCB 1 63.2 55 0 0 7 0
Kevin Toliver K. Toliver
68
DB 2 9 16 0 0 0 0
Deandre Houston-Carson D. Houston-Carson
65
FS 2 3.5 10 0 0 0 0
Sherrick McManis S. McManis
66
LCB 2 15.8 25 1 0 1 0
Deon Bush D. Bush
64
SS 2 10.1 8 1 0 0 0
Rashard Fant R. Fant
69
LCB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tyrin Holloway T. Holloway
69
DB 11
Kickers Rating Depth Position Points Field Goals Made Field Goal % Made Long Extra Points Made 0-19 FG Attempted/Made 20-29 FG Attempted/Made 30-39 FG Attempted/Made 40-49 FG Attempted/Made 50+ Attempted/Made
Chris Blewitt C. Blewitt
PK 1
Elliott Fry E. Fry
PK 2
Redford Jones R. Jones
PK 3
Punters Rating Depth Position
Pat O'Donnell P. O'Donnell
75
P 1

2018 Bears Lineups

Game Score Starting Lineup Game Score Starting Lineup
Week 17: 12/30/18 at MIN 24-10 W Mitch Trubisky (QB), Jordan Howard (RB), Taylor Gabriel (WR1), Trey Burton (TE), Bradley Sowell (OT), Charles Leno (OT), Bobby Massie (OT), Kyle Long (G), James Daniels (C)
Week 16: 12/23/18 at SF 14-9 W Mitch Trubisky (QB), Jordan Howard (RB), Allen Robinson (WR1), Adam Shaheen (TE), James Daniels (C), Charles Leno (OT), Bryan Witzmann (G), Bobby Massie (OT), Cody Whitehair (C)
Week 15: 12/16/18 vs GB 24-17 W Mitch Trubisky (QB), Jordan Howard (RB), Taylor Gabriel (WR1), Allen Robinson (WR2), Trey Burton (TE), Bobby Massie (OT), Bryan Witzmann (G), Charles Leno (OT), Cody Whitehair (C), James Daniels (C)
Week 14: 12/10/18 vs LAR 15-6 W Mitch Trubisky (QB), Jordan Howard (RB), Allen Robinson (WR1), Taylor Gabriel (WR2), Adam Shaheen (TE), Bryan Witzmann (G), Charles Leno (OT), James Daniels (C), Cody Whitehair (C), Bobby Massie (OT)
Week 13: 12/2/18 at NYG 27-30 L Chase Daniel (QB), Jordan Howard (RB), Allen Robinson (WR1), Anthony Miller (WR2), Taylor Gabriel (WR3), Trey Burton (TE), James Daniels (C), Bryan Witzmann (G), Charles Leno (OT), Cody Whitehair (C), Bobby Massie (OT)

Preseason Analysis: Chicago Bears 2018 Depth Chart Analysis

The tides are turning in Chicago, and the Bears have one of the biggest turnovers in football heading into 2018. One of the bigger offseason acquisitions was Chicago landing Allen Robinson, giving them something they have lacked since the Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall days, which is a true WR1. While he is coming off a severe injury, there is a lot of promise for Robinson here. Chicago also signed Taylor Gabriel, who was used as a speed threat in Atlanta the prior season. Chicago also drafted Anthony Miller after drafting some more important needs. Miller won’t make a huge impact in year one with how Chicago will run their offense, but is someone to keep an eye on. The Bears did not stop there, adding Trey Burton who was stuck behind Zach Ertz in Philly. There is potential for Burton to be a breakout tight end this season, but targets still are a question. Mitchell Trubisky has some new weapons to jumpstart his NFL career. We expect Chicago to still run the ball a decent amount, as Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen both have their sole purpose in the offense. Cohen broke out as a receiving back, while Howard continues to be a guy they trust for high volume.

The Chicago Bears are one of the most iconic franchises in the NFL, but they have failed to make the playoffs for seven straight seasons. The Bears may have only won five games in 2017, but they gave their fans some hope for the future. The teams looks like they are on the right track thanks to the hiring of a new coach, several key free agent acquisitions and the development of a potential franchise quarterback. The Chicago Bears will enter the 2018 season with a new head coach after hiring Matt Nagy in the offseason. This will be Nagy's first head coaching job after spending the last two seasons as the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite his lack of experience, there is a lot to like about the Nagy hiring. His uptempo spread offense turned Alex Smith into one of the most effective quarterbacks in the league. Matt Nagy's quick strike offense is the exact opposite of the slow smash mouth tactics employed by John Fox. The new offense will allow the Bears to get the most out of quarterback Mitch Trubisky and Tarik Cohen.

Mitch Trubisky showed a lot of promise last season with one of the worst wide receiver corps in the NFL. He was often forced to dump passes to running backs or scramble because the receivers could not get open. That will definitely not be a problem in 2018 thanks to the signings of Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel. Robinson is a physical receiver that can get open at any time. Gabriel may be the fastest player in the league, so he will be a huge deep threat. Both of these players said they signed with the Bears to get the chance to play with Trubisky in Matt Nagy's system. The Bears will also have a new starting tight end in 2018. Zach Miller has been the centerpiece of the offense the last few years, but his career is likely over after suffering a gruesome injury last year. Trey Burton will have no problem replacing Miller's production. Burton was a dynamic part of the Philadelphia offense, and he will finally get a chance to play every snap. .

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Chicago did not make many changes to their defense in the offseason, but the unit should still be improved over last year. The biggest addition to the defense is Roquan Smith. The inside linebacker was drafted out of Georgia with the 8th overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft. Smith's speed and football intelligence make him a tackling machine. This will be a huge upgrade over Pernell McPhee. Since they did not lose any big contributors, the Chicago defense should continue to frustrate offenses in 2018. The Chicago Bears are going to be vastly improved in 2018, but it will still be hard for them to make the playoffs in the stacked NFC. If Mitch Trubisky and the other young stars continue to improve, then the Bears will be happy with eight wins in 2018.