THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL
Bears QB Justin Fields hangs in, hangs on to beat Raiders 20-9 - Chicago Sun-Times - Fields appeared to be ill in the first quarter and hurt his knee in the second, but he closed out a big win for the Bears.
Week 5: Chicago Bears 20, Las Vegas Raiders 9 - Chicago Tribune - The Las Vegas Raiders provided plenty of hoopla for the guests at their new stadium, with appearances from Criss Angel and Ludacris. But the Chicago Bears provided what the fans came to see — a 20-9 upset victory.
NFC North Week 5: Packers win in OT, Vikings edge Lions - Chicago Tribune - Mason Crosby hit a 49-yard field goal in overtime after missing three straight attempts, lifting the visiting Green Bay Packers to a wild 25-22 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
The Khalil Mack Revenge Game - Bleacher Nation - Jon Gruden must’ve been steamed watching Khalil Mack did so much heavy lifting in wrecking the Raiders’ game plan.
Hoge’s First Bears Things: Justin Fields’ toughness on full display - RSN - Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields showed off his toughness in win over Las Vegas Raiders.
Bernstein: Bears could be establishing an identity - 670 The Score - Stout defense and an offense that doesn’t get cute when it doesn’t have to could be the Bears’ calling card, as that was on display in their 20-9 win against the Raiders on Sunday.
Bears grades: Defense shines in win over Raiders - 670 The Score - The Bears made it two in a row with a 20-9 win at the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium, also earning their first road victory of the season in the process.
Bears grind out 20-9 win over Raiders, improve to 3-2 - 670 The Score - Justin Fields threw his first career touchdown pass, and the Chicago Bears’ defense largely shut down the Las Vegas Raiders’ high-powered offense in a 20-9 victory Sunday.
Browns are first team in NFL history to lose despite scoring 40+ points, having no turnovers - ProFootballTalk - Prior to Sunday, 442 teams in NFL history had scored at least 40 points in a game while giving up zero turnovers. Those teams were 442-0. Now they’re 442-1.
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Bears 20, Raiders 9 Week 5 final score - Silver And Black Pride - An instant review of Week 5’s Las Vegas loss to Chicago
Raiders drop to 3-2, lose to the Bears 20-9 - Raiders Wire - Raiders drop to 3-2, lose to the Bears 20-9
The Detroit Lions set NFL record after another long, game-losing field goal - Pride Of Detroit - And they did it in three weeks.
5 takeaways from the Lions’ loss to the Vikings - Pride Of Detroit - Another late rally, but still another loss.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON
Schmitz: 3-phase Bears run Raiders right out of own building in 20-9 beatdown - Windy City Gridiron - In this episode of Bear With Me, Robert brings on one of his Rule of 3 co-hosts (Brandon Robinson) to talk through the ups and downs of the Chicago Bears’ big win over the Las Vegas Raiders.
Curl: Chicago Bears defense smothers Las Vegas Raiders, allowing offense to take baby steps towards competence - Windy City Gridiron - The Bears defense drops a smosh bomb on the Raiders offense, keeping them to 3 points in the first 3 quarters. Justin Fields also played.
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