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Bucs say Bears' offense better than anemic stats suggest

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't trust the numbers when it comes to the struggling Chicago offense.

Coach Bruce Arians likes what he's seen of rookie Justin Fields, noting the young quarterback not only has a strong arm but also the ability to give opposing defenses fits when he decides to tuck the ball and run.

Chicago might rank last in the NFL in total offense and be the only team in the league that averages more yards per game rushing than passing, but Arians says there are talented players around Fields who give the Bears (3-3) the potential to be more productive.

NFC South Division
Tampa Bay 510.833
New Orleans 320.600
Carolina 330.500
Atlanta 230.400
Full Standings
Pass Yds: T. Brady2064
Pass TDs: T. Brady17
Rush Yds: L. Fournette332
Rush TDs: L. Fournette3
Rec Yds: M. Evans420
Rec TDs: A. Brown4
Int: J. Dean2
Sacks: S. Barrett4.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 2556 (4)
Passing Yards: 2105 (1)
Rushing Yards: 512 (27)
Points per game: 32.5 (3)
Yards per game: 426.0 (3)
Touchdowns: 23 (2)
Field Goals: 7 (24)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 2014 (10)
Passing Yards: 1756 (26)
Rushing Yards: 329 (1)
Points per game: 24.0 (18)
Yards per game: 335.7 (9)
Touchdowns: 17 (21)
Field Goals: 8 (15)
Date Player Transactions
10/20 J. Molchon pract. squad add
10/20 T. Jonsen pract. squad del
10/19 R. Robinson active/prac. squad
10/19 J. Molchon cut
10/19 J. Mickens pract. squad add
10/18 J. Mickens cut
10/18 B. Wreh-Wilson pract. squad add
10/18 E. Ponder pract. squad del
10/15 D. Yelder pract. squad add
10/13 D. Yelder active/prac. squad
Date Player Status
10/14 L. David ankle (Out)
10/14 R. Gronkowski ribs (Out)
10/14 R. Jensen hip (Questionable)
10/14 P. O'Connor calf (Questionable)
10/14 J. Pierre-Paul Shoulder, hand (Questionable)
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