Posted November 07, 2011 on AP on Fox
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 two passes, including a 14-yard toss to Earl Bennett on third-and-7. After struggling badly against the run the first five weeks, the Eagles improved in the last two games. They allowed just 127 yards rushing combined in wins against Washington and Dallas. Michael Vick, seeking his first win as a starter in four tries against the Bears, drove the Eagles to the Bears 40 on their only possession of the quarter. The drive stalled when Brian Urlacher tipped Vick's third-down pass and the ball fell incomplete. The Eagles are trying to even their record with their third straight win after an awful 1-4 start threa...
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