Texans hand the Bears a loss at home

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CHICAGO- The Chicago Bears fall short at home to the visiting Houston Texans on Sunday night, losing 13-6.

Early in the first quarter, former Chicago Bears linebacker Tim Dobbins, recovered a fumble setting up a successful Texans drive that ended in a field goal putting them ahead 3-0. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took the field hoping to close the early three-point gap.  Texans’ safety Glover Quin quickly forced the Bears second turnover helping the Texans remain in the lead.

After Bears’ cornerback Tim Jennings picked off his second pass of the game early in the second quarter, the Bears were able to kick a field goal and tie the game at 3-3. The score remained tied until Texans quarterback Matt Schaub found running back Arian Foster for a two-yard touchdown, putting the Texans back in the lead at 10-3.

It wasn’t until late in the third quarter when the Bears kicked their second field goal, bringing the score to 10-6.  With a little over eight minutes remaining in the game, Texans’ kicker Shayne Graham booted a 42-yard field goal, securing the win for the Texans 13-6.

Before leaving the game with a concussion, Cutler threw for a total of 40 yards and 2 interceptions. Foster led the Texans rushing with 102 yards and a passing touchdown. The Texans improve to a record of 8-1 while the Bears fall back to 7-2.

 

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