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The Chicago Bears improved to 4-1 on the season after dismantling the Jacksonville Jaguars to by a final score of 41-3.
The Bears now enter their bye-week tied atop of the NFC North standings with the Minnesota Vikings.
Here is a recap and some interesting points to take away from this Bears victory.
The Bears had a total of 73 plays on offense that garnered 501 total -yards. After a sluggish start, Jay Cutler finished the game with 292 passing -yards with two touchdowns and one interception while completing 23 of his 39 passing attempts.
The Bears were able to punish the Jaguars on the ground by rushing for 214 -yards. Matt Forte lead the rushing attack with 107 -yards on 22 carries. Brandon Marshall caused havoc all day for Jacksonville as he hauled in twelve catches for 144 -yards and one touchdown.
Marshall’s 12 receptions were the second most of his career behind his NFL record 21. He is also the first Bears receiver to record back-to-back games of over...
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The Chicago Bears are expected to have running
back Matt Forte and defensive end Julius Peppers for today’s contest against
the Jacksonville Jaguars, but it’s not clear if wide receiver Earl Bennett will
be able to play.
Though Forte was limited at practice Friday
and Peppers didn’t participate at all, each entered the weekend as probable to
Authorities say a Chicago Bears fan who came to Jacksonville for the Bears-Jaguars football game had his throat slashed inside a bar.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old William C. ''Chris'' Pettry died early Sunday inside Fionn MacCool's, an Irish-themed restaurant at The Jacksonville Landing.
Twenty-seven-year-old Matthew Hinson is being...
During the Chicago Bears' three-game winning streak, the defense has allowed just two touchdowns. But that's not even half the story of what has become one of the NFL's most dominating units. During those same three games, the defense has scored five touchdowns, just one fewer than the Chicago offense has produced in that span. Taking the ball away and then taking...
The Chicago Bears are turning their defense into a scoring offense.
Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs returned interceptions for touchdowns - their second in six days - and the Bears used stifling defense to overwhelm the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-3 Sunday.
The Bears (4-1) scored 38 unanswered points, including 35 in the second half, to win their third consecutive game. The streak...
How's this for an oddity?
Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs have more touchdown catches than Calvin Johnson and as many as Larry Fitzgerald and Reggie Wayne.
Well, sort of.
Tillman and Briggs actually have two interception returns for touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears' defense has been racking up points of late at a rate that would make any high-powered offense envious...
Fresh from a convincing win in Dallas on Monday night, the Chicago Bears try to guard against complacency when they travel to Jacksonville Sunday to face the struggling Jaguars (1-3). With a victory, the Bears (3-1) can head into their bye week with confidence and no worse than a first place tie in the NFC North with Minnesota. The Bears [...]
Post-game quotes from Chicago Bears players and coaches following the team's 41-3 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars will meet for the sixth time ever on Sunday.
The Bears lead the all-time series 3-2.
The last time these two teams squared was in 2008, when the Bears beat the Jaguars 23-10 at Soldier Field.
The Bears (3-1) are coming off a big 34-18 win on Monday night against Dallas while the Jaguars (1-3) fell to the Bengals 27-10 at home.
far right, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) celebrates with Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester (23) and far left, Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) during the fourth quarter of their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday, October 7, 2012. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune)Here are the Week Six Bears...
3:19 PM Central - Confession. I got delayed watching Kirk Jesus Cousins make his first NFL appearance, in relief of a concussed RG3, on the local Redskins broadcast. As a life-long, utterly unhinged Michigan State Spartan, I simply could not look away as he took the field. I hope he takes over for Cutler in 2020 when Cutler retires after his 3rd Super Bowl title. And...