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Bears 1st and 10: Preseason Week 2

• Chicago boasts and all-time preseason record of 241-177-8 (.565).The Bears and Panthers are meeting for the fourth time in the preseason and for the first time since 2013, a 24-17 Panthers win in Carolina.

• The two teams also faced each other in the preseason in 1995 (W, 18-15 at CHI) and 1996 (L, 30-12 at CAR).

• The Bears won the NFC North last season for the first time since 2010. They finished the regular season 12-4, the most wins by the club since 2006, and won nine of their last 10 regular season games, the best finish to a season since 1985.

• The Bears finished 5-1 vs. the NFC North in 2018, their best mark in division play since 2010, sweeping both the Lions & Vikings.

• Head coach MATT NAGY was named the NFL Coach of the Year by the Associated Press and the PFWA.

• Pro Bowl QB MITCHELL TRUBISKY recorded four 300+ yard passing games in 14 regular season games, tied for the most by a Bears QB in a single season. He also threw for the most yards (303) in a single game in Bears postseason history.

• Pro Bowl DB KYLE FULLER tied for the NFL lead with seven interceptions in 2018.

• Pro Bowl DB EDDIE JACKSON finished fourth in the NFL with six INTs in 2018. Jackson scored three defensive TDs, two on INT returns and one on a fumble return.

• Pro Bowl LB KHALIL MACK led the Bears with 12.5 sacks during the regular season and tied for third in the NFL with six FF.

• Chicago recorded 27 INTs in 2018, compared to only 22 TD passed allowed. The Bears finished No. 1 in the NFL in takeaways (36), INTs (27) and third in points off takeaways (107).

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