NFL Game Capsules - Week 6

6:00 AM, Oct 11, 2013   |    comments
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Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - After the Chicago Bears' promising start was quelled by back-to-back losses, the outspoken Brandon Marshall wanted more targets. Jay Cutler listened. Marshall caught nine passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns in the Bears' 27-21 win over New York, sending the Giants to their first 0-6 start since 1976. After hauling in 15 receptions for 217 yards and two touchdowns over his first two games, the often double-teamed Marshall was limited to 161 yards and a score on 16 catches over his last three tilts. With the Giants trailing 27-21 with 5:21 left, New York got the ball at its own 15. Eli Manning drove his troops to the Chicago 36 before he tossed his NFL-leading eighth fourth-quarter interception to Tim Jennings with 1:54 remaining to seal the outcome. It was Jennings' second pick of the night. Antrel Rolle and Mathias Kiwanuka appeared to stop Martellus Bennett on a 3rd-and-7 on Chicago's ensuing possession, but Bennett fought for the extra yardage and moved the sticks. The Bears then proceeded to run the remaining time off the clock. Cutler was 24-of-36 for 262 yards and two scores for Chicago (4-2), which was outscored 50-20 in the first half during the two-game slide. The Bears led 24-14 at the break Thursday. Matt Forte carried the ball 19 times for 67 yards and added six catches for 44 yards in the triumph. Alshon Jeffery, who benefited from Marshall's double teams to the tune of a team-record 218 yards in last week's loss to the New Orleans Saints, had just one reception for 27 yards. Manning was 14-of-26 for 239 yards and a touchdown, but tossed three more interceptions to add to his NFL-leading total of 15. Filling in for injured running back David Wilson, who is expected to miss three weeks with a neck injury, Brandon Jacobs ran for 106 yards and two scores on 22 carries in defeat.

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