Bears Down Cleveland 38-31 - Match Report
|Bears Down Cleveland 38-31 - Match Report|
The Bears got a 3-TD performance from Jay Cutler as Chicago handed Cleveland a 38-31 defeat on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 43.5.
Matt Forte rushed for 127 yards, while Michael Bush added 44 yards in the win. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery added 95 and 72 receiving yards respectively.
Edwin Baker rushed for 38 yards for Cleveland, while MarQueis Gray added 30 yards. Jason Campbell threw for 273 yards for the Browns, while receivers Greg Little and Josh Gordon had 68 and 67 yards respectively.
Chicago outgained Cleveland 440-366 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-20 by the Bears.
Cleveland lost the time of possession battle 34:48/25:12, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face New York.