How do Bears QB Mitch Trubisky and Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes stack up? Check the numbers.
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How do Bears QB Mitch Trubisky and Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes stack up? Check the numbers.

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks for a receiver downfield in the second quarter while playing the Denver Broncos Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks for a receiver downfield in the second quarter while playing the Denver Broncos Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Quarterbacks Mitch Trubisky and Patrick Mahomes always will be linked because they were drafted in the same class in 2017.

But comparisons between the two became heightened - in Chicago, at least - as Mahomes got off to an MVP start to his Chiefs career and Trubisky struggled to show consistent progress with the Bears.

As Trubisky and Mahomes prepare to face off on "Sunday Night Football," here's a look at their careers by the numbers.

- Stats are for the regular season, unless noted.

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2: Spot in the first round where the Bears drafted Trubisky.

10: Spot in the first round where the Chiefs drafted Mahomes.

22-17: Trubisky's record in 39 starts - 12 in 2017, 14 last year and 13 this year. He also is 0-1 in the playoffs.

22-7: Mahomes' record in 29 starts - one in 2017, 16 last year and 12 this year. He also is 1-1 in the playoffs.

48: Touchdown passes thrown by Trubisky, including 24 last year and 17 this season. He has a 4% touchdown rate.

73: Touchdown passes thrown by Mahomes, including 50 on the way to his MVP season in 2018 and 23 this year. He has a 7% touchdown rate. With two touchdown passes Sunday, he would become the fastest in NFL history to reach 75. Dan Marino did it in 31 games.

8,190: Trubisky's career yards on 767-for-1,209 passing (63.4%) He threw for 3,223 yards last year and 2,774 this year.

8,987: Mahomes' career yards on 685-for-1,041 passing (65.8%). He threw for 5,097 yards last year and 3,606 this year.

8: Games in which Trubisky has passed for 300 yards or more in his career, which includes the playoff loss to the Eagles last season. Two of them have come in the Bears' last three games, against the Lions and Packers.

8: Straight games in which Mahomes passed for 300 yards or more in 2018, which tied an NFL record with Andrew Luck's stretch in 2014. Mahomes has 17 games of 300 passing yards or more in his career and three of 400 or more.

841: Career rushing yards for Trubisky, on 5.6 yards per attempt, with seven touchdowns.

465: Career rushing yards for Mahomes, on 4.6 yards per attempt, with three touchdowns.

3: Times the Bears have scored 32 points or more over the last two seasons. All of them were in 2018.

32: Chiefs' scoring average over the last two seasons.

1: Touchdown pass of 50-plus yards in Trubisky's career - the 70-yard screen pass to Tarik Cohen against the Jets last year.

10: Touchdown passes of 50-plus yards in Mahomes' career, including three this season.

13: Games in which Trubisky had a passer rating higher than 100, his best 154.6 against the Buccaneers on Sept. 30 last season. Four were this season.

19: Games in which Mahomes had a passer rating higher than 100, his best 154.8 against the Steelers on Sept. 16 last season. Six were this season.

29: Career interceptions for Trubisky, including 10 this season. He also has 18 fumbles.

17: Career interceptions for Mahomes, including four this season. He also has 12 fumbles.

Minus-0.2: Completion percentage above expectation this season of Mahomes, as monitored by the NFL's NextGen Stats, ranked 17th. Completion probability is based on factors such as receiver separation from the nearest defender, where the receiver is on the field and the separation the passer had at the time of the throw from the nearest pass rusher. Ryan Tannehill leads the NFL with 8.6% completion percentage above expectation.

Minus-0.7: Completion percentage above expectation this season of Trubisky, as monitored by the NFL's NextGen Stats, ranked 20th.

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