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(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is finding that he likes standing upright.
Chicago's offensive line provided Cutler with a sack-free game Monday in Philadelphia for only the second time since he arrived from Denver in 2009.
The revamped line is possibly the biggest reason the offense has improved to 17th overall and 10th in scoring. It has allowed only three sacks the past three games.
Cutler even finds himself not wanting to jinx the change by trying not to think about it. Having receiver Earl Bennett back, and a game plan aimed at getting rid of the ball faster has also helped keep Cutler's ''feet clean,'' as he likes to say.
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Jay Cutler threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Matt Spaeth and the Chicago Bears took a 7-0 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles after one quarter on Monday night.
The Bears took the opening kickoff and drove 79 yards on 12 plays, capped by Cutler's TD toss to Spaeth.
Matt Forte had 52 yards rushing on the drive, and the Bears got 60 of the 79 yards on the ground. Cutler completed...
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The Lions won the first matchup between these teams 24-13 in Detroit, five weeks ago. A lot has changed since then as the Bears have caught fire and won their last three games, while the Lions have lost two of their last three games. Here is a look at the matchups in this game:
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NFL: Matt Forte bounced back from two costly turnovers and Jay Cutler rallied the resilient Chicago Bears to a 30-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.