Tale of the Tapes Week 7

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The Washington Redskins (3-3) go on the road to take on the Chicago Bears (4-2) at Soldier Field this Sunday at 1 pm. Here is a look at the statistical leaders for both teams and the teams offensive and defensive rankings.

Comparing Team Leaders:

The Bears are lead by QB Jay Cutler who has 1202 passing yards and a QB rating of 93.2, he has thrown 6 touchdowns and 3 interceptions compared to Redskins’ QB Donovan McNabb who has 1561 yards passing and a QB rating of 78.8, he has thrown 5 touchdowns and 5 interceptions.

The Bears leading rusher is RB Matt Forte who is averaging 3.9 yards per carry with 311 yards on 80 carries and has 3 touchdowns compared to Redskins RB Ryan Torain who is averaging 4.2 yards per carry with 256 yards on 61 carries and 3 touchdown.

Wide Receiver Johnny Knox is the Bears top pass catcher averaging 21.8 yards per catch with 18 receptions for 392 yards, and he has 0 receptions for touchdowns. WR Santana Moss is the leading receiver for the Redskins averaging 13.1 yards per catch with 37 receptions for 485 yards, and has 1 reception for a touchdown.

The Bears defensive leader is Brian Urlacher with 41 combined tackles, Israel Idonije leads the team in sacks with 3.5 and the Bears have Charles Tillman and D.J. Moore tied with 2 interception each.

The Redskins defensive leaders are Laron Landry with 63 tackles. Brian Orakpo has a team high 5 sacks and Deangelo Hall, Laron Landry, Carlos Rogers and Kareem Moore all have 1 interception.

Complete Tale of the Tapes:

Total Offense: Washington is ranked 15th with 336.8 yards per game and Chicago ranks 29th with 285.2 ypg.

Rushing Offense: Washington is ranked 25th with 92.7 yards per game and Chicago ranks 26th with 92.3 ypg.

Passing Offense: Washington is ranked 9th with 244.2 yards per game and Chicago ranks 22nd with 192.8 ypg.

Total Defense: Washington is ranked last in the NFL, giving up 420.0 yards per game and Chicago ranks 8th allowing 304.8 ypg.

Rushing Defense: Washington is ranked 24th giving up 121.8 yards per game and Chicago ranks 3rd allowing 84.0 ypg.

Passing Defense: Washington is ranked 31st giving up 298.2 yards per game and Chicago ranks 18th allowing 220.8 ypg.

Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Bernie Marshall

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