Bears Down Philadelphia 34-28 - Match Report
Jimmy Clausen threw a pair of TD passes as Chicago defeated Philadelphia 34-28 in Pre-Season Week 1 action on Friday.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 41.
Jordan Lynch rushed for 24 yards, while Ka'Deem Carey added 23 yards in the win. Chris Williams and Zach Miller added 78 and 68 receiving yards respectively.
Matthew Tucker rushed for 40 yards for Philadelphia, while David Fluellen added 25 yards. Matt Barkley threw for 73 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Zach Ertz and Quron Pratt had 60 and 39 yards respectively.
Chicago outgained Philadelphia 491-359 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-24 by the Bears.
Chicago led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 36:54-23:06 split in that important category.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Jacksonville looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face New England.