Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears 29 to 21

Sunday, January 15, 2006, Divisional Round

The Bears began their playoff run at home against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, January 15, 2006. The Panthers began their playoff run the previous week with a win against the New York Giants. The Panthers continued their playoff run with a victory, 29-21, against the Bears. The Bears finished their season 11-5-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


Carolina Panthers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
434 311 123 1 21

Coaches

Head Coach: John Fox Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Mike Trgovac Special Teams Coordinator: Danny Crossman Quarterbacks Coach: Mike McCoy Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Williamson Offensive Line Coach: Mike Maser Running Backs Coach: Jim Skipper Tight Ends Coach: Dave Magazu Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike McCoy Defensive Line Coach: Sal Sunseri Linebackers Coach: Ken Flajole Safeties Coach: Mike Gillhamer Secondary Coach: Rod Perry Assistant Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Mike Gillhamer Defensive Assistant Coach: Mike Gillhamer, Sam Mills III Special Teams Assistant Coach: Paul Ferraro Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jerry Simmons Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Paul Ferraro, Sam Mills III


Chicago Bears offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
282 185 97 1 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Lovie Smith Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner Defensive Coordinator: Ron Rivera Quarterbacks Coach: Wade Wilson Wide Receivers Coach: Darryl Drake Offensive Line Coach: Harry Hiestand Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Harold Goodwin Running Backs Coach: Tim Spencer Tight Ends Coach: Rob Boras Defensive Line Coach: Don Johnson Linebackers Coach: Bob Babich Defensive Backs Coach: Perry Fewell Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Torrian Gray Special Teams Coach: Dave Toub Assistant Special Teams Coach: Charlie Coiner Defensive Quality Control Coach: Lloyd Lee Offensive Quality Control Coach: Mike Bajakian Director of Physical Development: Rusty Jones Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jim Arthur, Ryan George General Manager: Jerry Angelo