Game Preview - Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams

Visiting Team:Chicago Bears (0-0) - Roster, Stats, Results, Transactions
Home Team:Los Angeles Rams (0-0) - Roster, Stats, Results, Transactions
Date:Sunday, September 12, 2021, 8:20 PM EDT
Place:SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA
Series History:Chicago leads series, 54-38-3
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The following is a preview of the game between the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Rams to be played on September 12, 2021. Statistics and rankings below are final for the 2020 NFL Regular Season.

Detailed Team Records (2020 Final)

 ChicagoLA Rams
Overall Record8-810-6
Home Record3-56-2
Away Record5-34-4
Division Record2-43-3
Conference Record6-69-3
Inter-conference Record2-21-3
Strength of Victory43-85 (.336)77-82-1 (.484)
Strength of Schedule125-131 (.488)126-129-1 (.494)
Vs. Common Opponents2-02-0
StreakL1W1
Turnover Margin-4-3

Offensive Rankings (2020 Final)

 ChicagoLA Rams
Total Yardage26th (331.4 YPG)11th (377.0 YPG)
Points Scored22nd (23.2 PPG)22nd (23.2 PPG)
Rushing Yardage25th (102.9 YPG)10th (126.1 YPG)
Passing Yardage22nd (228.4 YPG)13th (250.9 YPG)

Defensive Rankings (2020 Final)

 ChicagoLA Rams
Total Yardage Allowed11th (344.9 YPG)1st (281.9 YPG)
Points Allowed14th (23.1 PPG)1st (18.5 PPG)
Rushing Yardage Allowed15th (113.4 YPG)3rd (91.2 YPG)
Passing Yardage Allowed12th (231.6 YPG)1st (190.7 YPG)

Statistical Comparison (2020 Final)

OFFENSE
 ChicagoLA Rams
TOTAL POINTS SCORED372372
Total Touchdowns4043
Rushing1219
Passing2620
Returns24
Field Goals30/3224/30
Extra Points36/3738/42
FIRST DOWNS335352
Rushing93123
Passing218206
Penalty2423
Third Down Conversions71-205 (34.6%)98-226 (43.4%)
Fourth Down Conversions17-28 (60.7%)8-17 (47.1%)
TOTAL YARDS GAINED5,3026,032
Rushing Yards1,6472,018
Rushing Yards Per Game102.9126.1
Rushing Attempts393473
Rushing Average4.194.27
Passing Yards (Net)3,6554,014
Attempts-Completions-Pct614-402 (65.5%)590-392 (66.4%)
Times Sacked - Yards Lost36-27025-169
Had Intercepted1614
Punts6468
Average Yards45.745.6
Kickoff Returns4725
Kickoff Return Yards1,145516
Kickoff Return Average24.3620.64
Touchdowns10
Punt Returns2534
Punt Return Yards190235
Punt Return Average7.606.91
Touchdowns00
Penalties-Yards88-77771-655
Fumbles-Lost20-619-11

DEFENSE
 ChicagoLA Rams
OPPONENT POINTS SCORED370296
Total Touchdowns4133
Rushing1112
Passing2817
Returns24
Field Goals29/3522/26
Extra Points37/4032/32
OPPONENT FIRST DOWNS331280
Rushing10491
Passing190170
Penalty3719
Third Down Conversions80-210 (38.1%)74-209 (35.4%)
Fourth Down Conversions13-22 (59.1%)9-21 (42.9%)
OPPONENT YARDS GAINED5,5194,511
Opponent Rushing Yards1,8141,460
Rushing Yards Per Game113.491.2
Rushing Attempts438388
Rushing Average4.143.76
Opponent Passing Yards (Net)3,7053,051
Attempts-Completions-Pct547-350 (64.0%)548-347 (63.3%)
Sacks - Opponent Yards Lost35-23453-350
Intercepted by1014
Opponent Punts6384
Average Yards45.548.4
Opponent Kickoff Returns4126
Kickoff Return Yards836737
Kickoff Return Average20.3928.35
Touchdowns00
Opponent Punt Returns2523
Punt Return Yards294297
Punt Return Average11.7612.91
Touchdowns01
Opponent Penalties-Yards95-86178-582
Opponent Fumbles-Recovered16-816-8

2021 NFL Scores - Week 1
Thursday, September 9, 2021
  8:20 PM
Dallas --
Tampa Bay --
Sunday, September 12, 2021
  1:00 PM
Philadelphia --
Atlanta --
  1:00 PM
Pittsburgh --
Buffalo --
  1:00 PM
NY Jets --
Carolina --
  1:00 PM
Minnesota --
Cincinnati --
  1:00 PM
San Francisco --
Detroit --
  1:00 PM
Jacksonville --
Houston --
  1:00 PM
Seattle --
Indianapolis --
  1:00 PM
Arizona --
Tennessee --
  1:00 PM
LA Chargers --
Washington --
  4:25 PM
Cleveland --
Kansas City --
  4:25 PM
Miami --
New England --
  4:25 PM
Green Bay --
New Orleans --
  4:25 PM
Denver --
NY Giants --
  8:20 PM
Chicago --
LA Rams --
Monday, September 13, 2021
  8:15 PM
Baltimore --
Las Vegas --