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NFL: Bears defeat Steelers 40-23

Published September 22, 2013 11:00 pm

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Bears 40, Steelers 23

Chicago 17 7 3 13 — 40

Pittsburgh 0 10 10 3 — 23

First Quarter

Chi • FG Gould 47, 8:02.

Chi • Forte 5 run (Gould kick), 5:05.

Chi • Bush 1 run (Gould kick), 2:01.

Second Quarter

Pit • FG Suisham 27, 13:36.

Chi • Wright 38 interception return (Gould kick), 8:57.

Pit • A.Brown 33 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 6:27.

Third Quarter

Chi • FG Gould 32, 10:54.

Pit • FG Suisham 36, 5:38.

Pit • A.Brown 21 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 1:50.

Fourth Quarter

Pit • FG Suisham 44, 10:38.

Chi • E.Bennett 17 pass from Cutler (Gould kick), 5:48.

Chi • Peppers 42 fumble return (kick blocked), 3:57.

Attendance • 61,575.

Chi Pit

First downs 15 21

Total Net Yards 258 459

Rushes-yards 28-107 21-80

Passing 151 379

Punt Returns 0-0 2-4

Kickoff Returns 5-73 2-48

Interceptions Ret. 2-51 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 20-30-0 26-41-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 2-8 3-27

Punts 6-47.0 2-29.5

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 4-3

Penalties-yards 3-25 6-59

Time of Possession 31:36 28:24

Individual Statistics

Rushing • Chicago, Forte 16-87, Cutler 4-11, Bush 8-9. Pittsburgh, Dwyer 12-39, F.Jones 7-34, Roethlisberger 2-7.

Passing • Chicago, Cutler 20-30-0-159. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 26-41-2-406.

Receiving • Chicago, Jeffery 7-51, Marshall 5-52, Forte 4-24, E.Bennett 2-22, M.Bennett 2-10. Pittsburgh, A.Brown 9-196, Sanders 4-39, Cotchery 3-52, Miller 3-35, D.Johnson 2-51, F.Jones 2-13, Dwyer 1-9, Paulson 1-6, W.Johnson 1-5.