Sam Howell will be up against the fourth-worst passing defense in the league when his Washington Commanders take on the Chicago Bears in Week 5, on Thursday at 8:15 PM ET.

Howell has racked up 961 passing yards (240.3 per game) this year, going 94-for-140 (67.1%) with four touchdown passes and five interceptions. Howell has also contributed with his legs with 82 rushing yards (20.5 per game) on 11 attempts, including one touchdown.

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Howell vs. the Bears

  • Howell vs the Bears (since 2021): No games
  • Chicago has allowed one opposing player to amass 300 or mroe passing yards in an outing this year.
  • Four players have thrown one or more touchdowns in a game against the Bears this season.
  • Chicago has allowed three players to throw two or more touchdowns in a matchup in 2023.
  • The Bears have allowed three opposing players to throw for at least three TD passes in an outing this season.
  • The Bears allow 267.8 passing yards per game, the NFL's 29th-ranked pass defense this season.
  • Opponents of the Bears have totaled 10 touchdowns through the air (2.5 per game). The Bears' defense is 31st in the NFL in that category.

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Sam Howell Passing Props vs. the Bears

  • Passing Yards: 241.5 (-115)
  • Passing TDs: 1.5 (+100)

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Howell Passing Insights

  • Howell has finished above his passing yards prop bet total twice this season.
  • The Commanders pass on 60.3% of their plays and run on 39.7%. They are 17th in NFL action in points scored.
  • Howell is No. 17 in the NFL averaging 6.9 yards per attempt (961 total yards passing).
  • In three of four games this season, Howell completed a touchdown pass -- including multiple TD passes once.
  • He has five total touchdowns this season (55.6% of his team's nine offensive TDs).
  • Howell accounts for 44.7% of his team's red zone plays, with 17 of his total 140 passing attempts inside the opponent's 20-yard line.

Sam Howell Rushing Props vs the Bears

  • Rushing Yards: 12.5 (-139)

Howell Rushing Insights

  • Howell has out-gained the rushing yards prop bet total set for him twice in four opportunities this season.
  • Howell has one rushing touchdown this year in four games played.
  • He has two red zone carries for 9.5% of the team share (his team runs on 55.3% of its plays in the red zone).

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Howell's Recent Performance

Opponent Date Week Passing Stats Rushing Stats
at Eagles 10/1/2023 Week 4 29-for-41 / 290 YDS / 1 TD / 0 INTs 6 ATT / 40 YDS / 0 TDs
vs. Bills 9/24/2023 Week 3 19-for-29 / 170 YDS / 0 TDs / 4 INTs 1 ATT / 18 YDS / 0 TDs
at Broncos 9/17/2023 Week 2 27-for-39 / 299 YDS / 2 TDs / 0 INTs 2 ATT / 13 YDS / 0 TDs
vs. Cardinals 9/10/2023 Week 1 19-for-31 / 202 YDS / 1 TD / 1 INT 2 ATT / 11 YDS / 1 TD

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