Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - An early touchdown and two field goals was all
the offense Chicago needed as a stingy defense shut down a potent Detroit
offense to lead the Bears to a 13-7 win over the Lions at Soldier Field on
Brandon Marshall caught a touchdown pass from Jay Cutler on Chicago's opening
drive and Robbie Gould added two field goals, while the defense caused three
Cutler finished the game a humble 16-of-31 for 150 yards and one touchdown
along with two runs for 35 yards. He was hit hard by Ndamukong Suh and had his
right shoulder driven into the ground in the second quarter. Cutler left for
one snap and went to the locker room right before the half, but came back out
for the second half and finished the game.
Matt Forte had 22 carries for 96 yards while Marshall finished the game with
six catches for 81 yards and the touchdown for the Bears (5-1),
who were coming off their bye and have now won four straight.
Matthew Stafford went 28-for-46 with 261 yards, an interception and a late
touchdown for the Lions (2-4), who were coming off an overtime win in
Philadelphia last Sunday. Calvin Johnson had just three catches for 34 yards.
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