The Chicago Bears survived a scare from the winless Giants and they emerged with a 27-21 victory on Thursday at Soldier Field. The Bears improved to 4-2 and the Giants fell to 0-6.
Jay Cutler threw two touchdown. The Giants' Eli Manning threw three interceptions, includs two by cornerback Tim Jennings.
"We won the game but you leave a little bit unsatisfied because I think offensively we could have exploded for a little bit more," said jay Cutler, citing a failed fourth-down conversion early in the game and some missed third-down opportunities.
Jennings' done his second interception with 1:54 remaining stopped a possible go-ahead drive by the Giants. Jennings' first interception was returned 48 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter.
The Giants' running game, which had been anemic entering Thursday's game, pounded the Bears' defense. Brandon Jacobs rush for 106 yards and two TDs.
Robbie Gould kicked two field goals, including a 52-yarder.
Cutler made 24 of 36 passes for 262 yards and two touchdowns. His passer rating was 106.5. Marshall had nine receptions on 11 targets for 87 yards.
"We are a work in progress and tonight we found a way to win a game and that's exciting," Bears coach Marc Trestman said.
Asked about the progress of the offense, Trestman said, "We see things each and every week that tell us we can be not just good, we can be very good. We also know there's a lot of work ahead and we're going to work very hard this weekend to improve our football team."
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