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Bears 1st and 10: Preseason Week 3

• Chicago boasts an all-time preseason record of 241-179-8 (.572).

• The Bears and Colts are meeting for the 16th time in the preseason and for the first time since 2015, a 23-11 Bears win in Indianapolis. The Bears hold a 9-5-1 all-time preseason record versus Indianapolis, dating back to their first preseason matchup in 1957 which resulted in a 24-24 tie.

• 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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