The NFL Draft Bible projects the starting lineup for the 2013 Chicago Bears team and examines how the roster was constructed.

Inside The Numbers:

  • Average Offense Starter Age: 27
  • Average Defense Starter Age: 27.6
  • Average Starter Age: 27.3
  • Homegrown Starters: 13
  • Acquired Starters: 9
  • First Round Picks: 4
  • Undrafted Free Agents: 0

OFFENSE

Pos/Player/Age/How Acquired

QB: Jay Cutler, 30, Trade (2009)

RB: Matt Forte, 27, Rd.2 (2008)

FB: Tony Fiammetta, 26, FA (2013)

WR: Brandon Marshall, 29, Trade (2012)

WR: Alshon Jeffery, 23, Rd.2 (2012)

TE: Martellus Bennett, 26, Rd.2 (2008)

LT: Jermon Bushrod, 28, FA (2013)

LG: Matt Slauson, 27, FA (2013)

C: Roberto Garza, 34, FA (2005)

RG: Kyle Long, 24, Rd.1 (2013)

RT: J’Marcus Webb, 24, Rd.7 (2010)

DEFENSE

Pos/Player/Age/How Acquired

DE: Julius Peppers, 33, FA (2010)

DT: Henry Melton, 26, Rd.4 (2009)

DT: Stephen Paea, 25, Rd.2 (2011)

DE: Corey Wootton, 25, Rd.4 (2010)

OLB: Lance Briggs, 32, Rd.3 (2003)

ILB: DJ Williams, 30, FA, (2013)

OLB: Khaseem Greene, 24, Rd.4 (2013)

CB: Charles Tillman, 32, Rd.2 (2003)

CB: Tim Jennings, 29, FA (2010)

SS: Major Wright, 24, Rd.3 (2010)

FS: Chris Conte, 24, Rd.3 (2011)