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Bears fend off the Jets, 27-19
Bears fend off the Jets, 27-19

The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets and then they had to hold their breath before hanging on for a 27-19 victory Monday night. Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett and Ryan Mundy returned an interception 45 yards for a score. Cutler completed 23 of 38 passes for 225 yards and Alshon Jeffery caught eight passes for 105 yards for the Bears, who got a 45-yard field goal from Robbie Gould to make it an eight-point game with 3:10 remaining. The Jets (1-2) had one last opportunity to tie, getting into Bears territory on Geno Smith's 51-yard pass to Greg Salas. But Jeremy Kerley was out of bounds when he caught Smith's...

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