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Niners fall short against Bears

Niners fall short against Bears

The San Francisco 49ers scored 15 points in the fourth quarter during the third week of preseason action, but they fell 31-28 to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.

The Bears could not cover the 4.5-point home spread, and the 59 points scored were OVER the posted total of 37.

Rex Grossman was 13-for-20 for 211 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Bernard Berrian had three catches for 79 yards and a score for the Bears.

Trent Dilfer was 9-for-12 for 99 yards and two touchdowns, while Jason Hill caught a nine-yard pass for a major for the 49ers.