CHICAGO — On the surface, this would seem like an easy one for the Chicago Bears. They’re trying to get back to winning against a team that hasn’t won a game all season.
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Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald pulls in a pass against Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, who returned an interception for a TD in the game.
GLENDALE - A week after ending a nine-game losing streak, the Arizona Cardinals were back to their bumbling ways.
The matchup: Dallas QB Tony Romo vs. New Orleans QB Drew Brees
TEMPE - They are two teams that got off to fine starts only to see the situations disintegrate.
Saints (6-8) at Cowboys (8-6)
Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush (29) fumbles in the first half. Houston, which had four takeaways, recovered the ball.
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster makes a touchdown catch with Chicago linebacker Lance Briggs, an ex-UA Wildcat, defending.
CHICAGO - The Houston Texans kept taking the ball away from the Chicago Bears. Then they took their quarterback out of the game.
Led by linebacker Lance Briggs (55) and cornerback Charles Tillman, the Bears have seven defensive TDs this season, tying team a record set in 1942 - all on interception returns.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Lance Briggs wasn't sidestepping the topic.
DE Israel Idonije, part of Chicago's feisty D, sacks Lions QB Matthew Stafford.
Chicago receiver Brandon Marshall was Jay Cutler's go-to guy, with six catches for 81 yards and a TD.
CHICAGO - There was a big gasp going through the stadium as Jay Cutler writhed in pain on the field. He got up - and the defense provided a big lift, too.
Green Bay's Clay Matthews was in the Bears' backfield all night and had 3 1/2 sacks of Jay Cutler. "I thought Clay was off the charts, just with the energy and production that he brought," said his coach, Mike McCarthy.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers rattled and robbed Jay Cutler while Aaron Rodgers and Co. sputtered at times against the stout Chicago Bears defense.
The matchup: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers vs. San Francisco defense
Redskins (5-11 in 2011) at Saints (13-3)