(CBS) The Bears kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a 21-13 win against the Buccaneers on Sunday at Soldier Field. Here are a few notable fast facts …
— Bears running back Matt Forte rushed for two touchdowns, bringing his career total to 40, which is now fourth-most in franchise history. Forte’s two-touchdown performance lifted him past Gale Sayers in the Bears record books. Sayers rushed for 39 touchdowns in his career. Walter Payton is the franchise leader with 110 rushing scores.READ MORE: Surveilence Video Shows Moments Leading To The Arrest Of Allan M. Brown, Suspect In Kenosha Police Shooting
— Forte had 89 rushing yards and 23 receiving yards and now has 1,420 yards from scrimmage this season. It’s the seventh straight season Forte has surpassed 1,400 yards from scrimmage. Forte joins Curtis Martin and LaDainian Tomlinson as the only players in NFL history with 1,400 or more yards from scrimmage in each of his first seven seasons.
— Forte’s 72 receptions this season are tied for fourth-most in the NFL, as of Monday morning.READ MORE: 5 Wounded In Mass Shooting In Chatham
— Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea had two sacks, bringing his season total to six, which is a career-high.
— Paea was credited with 10 quarterback pressures, according to Pro Football Focus. In addition to the two sacks, he had three hits and five hurries. That 10 pressures were the most by a Bears player this season.
— The four turnovers the Bears forced tied for the most they’d forced this season, alongside a Week 2 win against the 49ers.MORE NEWS: Bulls Win Home Opener Against The Pelicans
— Bears quarterback Jay Cutler didn’t throw an interception Sunday. Chicago is now 4-0 this season when he doesn’t throw a pick and 1-6 when he does. In Cutler’s time in Chicago, the Bears are 22-5 in the regular season when he doesn’t throw an interception.