Found September 09, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Chicago Bears showed off their explosive offense in today's 41-21 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. It was an interesting afternoon at Soldier Field, with the Colts coming out of the gates firing. Let's take a look at some highlights in today's game, and finish up with the hero and the "zero".On the opening drive, the Bears were rudely introduced to the 2012 NFL season as Jay Cutler was sacked by an all-out rush by the Colts. They ended up getting pinned back near their own end zone, and were forced to punt it away. Then, after a Colts 3-and-out and a punt inside the Bears own five-yard line, Cutler threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown. The Colts got off to an early 7-0 start, but from that point on, it was all Bears. Bears' running back Matt Forte had an impressive day, collecting 80 yards rushing and another 40 yards receiving. He also had an over-the-shoulder, one-handed catch that surely will make all of the highlight reels lat...

Chicago Bears Game Notes: Pass Protection is Solid in Week 1 Win Against the Colts

The Chicago Bears pass protection gave Jay Cutler all day to throw throughout most of the afternoon in the Bears' season opening win over the Indianapolis Colts.  Cutler was sacked on the very first play of the game when the Bears went play action and Kellen Davis got beat on an inside rush by Robert Mathis, but things settled down there after. Settled down may be an understatement...

Cutler has a message for Packers defensive backs: “Good luck”

With the addition of physical wide receivers such as Brandon Marshall (above), Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is becoming more cocky telling Green Bay defense backs “good luck” (Credit: AP Photo). As the Chicago Bears prepare for their showdown with division rival Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Jay Cutler is already giving the Packers bulletin board material. Cutler has always...

Jay Cutler Leads Chicaco Bears in Rout of Indianapolis Colts

  Jay Cutler went behind center and found Brandon Marshall with ease, as if the two had never been separated from their time in Denver. Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Marshall had 119 yards and a touchdown through the air to spoil No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck's debut 41-21 at Soldier Field. In fact, the whole team was in sync in this one. Matt Forte...

Bears 41, Colts 21

Jay Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Michael Bush added a pair of scoring runs and the Chicago Bears spoiled Andrew Luck's debut in beating the Indianapolis Colts 41-21 Sunday. Brandon Marshall had nine catches for 119 yards and a touchdown in his first game since being reunited with Cutler. Matt Forte ran for 80 yards and a score, and also had 40 yards receiving...

Bears performance leaves NFL asking – Andrew who?

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall paced an impressive offensive attack for the Chicago Bears in Week 1.

Lovie Smith asks Bears fans to be quiet while they’re on offense

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler complained about their own fans being too loud while their offense was inside the opponents red zone.  Now it looks like head coach Lovie Smith is joining him in asking the fans to quiet down. “First off … I thought [the fans] were outstanding on … all the downs,’’ Smith said on Monday per the Chicago Sun-Times. “The general rule...

Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears: Five Things We Learned

The NFL season kicked off today for the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears.The Bears came into today's match-up at Soldier Field as heavy favorites, but the game did not start as they had planned.It took them a little while to get the offense rolling, and once they did, it was an impressive sight to behold.The Bears ended the game with a 41-21 victory over the Colts. Let...

Chicago Bears Report Card: Week 1 vs. The Indianapolis Colts

The Chicago Bears passed their season-opening "exam" with flying colors on Sunday over the Indianapolis Colts. Playing against a team with just two wins from the season before may not be the greatest measuring stick for any team. Add to the mix, the Colts were starting a rookie quarterback with a first-year coach and anything but an impressive win would have been considered...

Indianapolis Colts Mauled by Chicago, Lose 41-21

The Indianapolis Colts looked amazing in the beginning of their week 1 match up against the Chicago Bears. On the very first play of the game, Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis sacked Bears quarterback Jay Cutler for a 12 yard loss. Then on the Bears second drive, inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman picked off Cutler’s pass and ran it in for a 4-yard touchdown. Colts led early...

Brandon Marshall Shines in Bears Debut

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall is still the apple of Jay Cutler's eye. Marshall had nine receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown in his Chicago debut.Fantasy Spin:Marshall had two 100-catch seasons with Cutler at the helm in Denver and a third seems likely this season.
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