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A Bears Win Den, September 24, 2019

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The Bears scored early and often on both sides of the ball as Chicago, it wasn’t perfect but the better team won

Chicago Bears v Washington Redskins
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix #21 of the Chicago Bears intercepts the ball and returns it for a first quarter touchdown against Washington in the game at FedExField on September 23, 2019 in Landover, Maryland.
Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Bears 31, Washington 15: Whose arrows are up and down after the Bears’ Week 3 win - NBC Sports Chicago - Trubisky was solid, the running game struggled and the defense was on the attack. Taking stock after a convincing Bears win.

Bears vs. Washinton: Taylor Gabriel exits game with concussion - NBC Sports Chicago - ​​​​​​Gabriel has been ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Game Recap: Bears break out in MNF win - ChicagoBears.com - The Bears defense generated five takeaways and scored one touchdown and Mitchell Trubisky threw three TD passes–all to Taylor Gabriel–to lead the Bears to a 31-15 victory over Washington Monday night at FedEx Field.

Trubisky connects with Gabriel for 3 1st-half TDs - ESPN Video - Mitchell Trubisky finds Taylor Gabriel for three touchdowns in the first half as the Bears defeat the Washington on Monday Night Football.

Bears vs. Washington - Game Recap - September 23, 2019 - ESPN - Get a recap of the Chicago Bears vs. Washington football game.

Bernstein: Bears’ Much-Needed Win Encouraging Enough - 670 The Score - Led by a strong defense, Chicago did what it needed in a 31-15 win at Washington.

Takeaway-Fueled Bears Beat Washington, 31-15 - 670 The Score - The Bears had three interceptions and recovered two fumbles in their 31-15 win against Washington.

Bears WR Taylor Gabriel Suffers Concussion - 670 The Score - Bears receiver Gabriel had three touchdown receptions against the Washington in the first half before leaving with a concussion in the third quarter.

Bears Release TE Bradley Sowell - 670 The Score - The Bears promoted defensive tackle Abdullah Anderson from the practice squad as well.

Taylor Gabriel, five Case Keenum turnovers carry Bears to 31-15 win over Washington – ProFootballTalk - All it took for the 2019 Bears defense to look like the version that led the league in points allowed and interceptions a season ago was a meeting with the Washington.

Bears' Taylor Gabriel (concussion) out for rest of 'MNF' - NFL.com - Chicago Bears receiver Taylor Gabriel has been ruled out for the remainder of Monday night's game against Washington after suffering a concussion in the third quarter.

Bears vs Washington 2019: Final score and highlights - Chicago Sun-Times - The Bears held off a second-half run from Washington to improve to 2-1 this season.

Bears beat Washington behind five takeaways from dominant defense - Chicago Sun-Times - In the first half of Monday night’s game, new coordinator Chuck Pagano’s squad strutted like the best defense in football. They backed it up, too, taking the ball away four times in the first three quarters.

Bears rock Washington, but questions linger about where they’re heading - Chicago Sun-Times - You get away with a lot against a team as bad as Washington, but this performance won’t cut it against the tough opponents coming up.

Bears force 5 takeaways and Mitch Trubisky throws 3 touchdown passes to Taylor Gabriel in a 31-15 win over the Washington - Chicago Tribune - The Bears improved to 2-1 by beating Washington 31-15 in Washington on Monday, getting strong performances on both sides of the ball.

6 things to know about Bears safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, including who gave him his nickname - Chicago Tribune - Bears safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was a two-time national champion at Alabama before getting picked by the Packers in the first round in the 2014 draft.

Snap judgement: Bears take care of business, set up massive test vs. Minnesota Vikings - NBC Sports Chicago - The Bears took care of business on Monday, setting up Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings as a critical pivot point for the 2019 season. Ken's Note: Really? A win on the road in the NFL and it's nothing? Sheesh.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Pittsburgh Steelers left soul-searching after 0-3 start to season - NFL.com - The Pittsburgh Steelers are winless through their first three games for the first time since 2013. With no Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell or Ben Roethlisberger to save them, Michael Silver writes that the franchise is grappling with a completely foreign level of vulnerability.

KNOW THINE ENEMY

12 things we learned from Denver Broncos 27-16 loss to the Packers - Mile High Report - Plenty of plays the Denver Broncos will want back, but lots to like in this loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Arden Key roughing the passer on 3rd and long is Raiders week four turning point play of the game - Silver And Black Pride - It was a rough day at the office for the Raiders. The Vikings dominated in all areas of the game for a convincing 34-14 win.

Lions’ defense hurting with Chiefs coming to town – ProFootballTalk - If there's one team you don't want to face with a banged-up defense, it's the Chiefs. But the Lions have the Chiefs coming to town on Sunday, and their defense may be less than 100 percent healthy.

IN CASE YOU YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Curl: With offensive improvement and defensive domination Chicago Bears coast to 31 to 15 victory in Washington - Windy City Gridiron - The best way to show you’re a great team is by embarrassing a bad team in their building. Job well done.

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