Second Quarter: K Olindo Mare 33-yard field goal at 9:23. The Dolphins got on the board early in the second quarter. QB Gus Frerotte completed a pass to David Boston for 13 yards to move into Chicago territory. Three plays later the quarterback went back to Boston and drew a 22-yard pass interference call. After picking up another first down through the air, Miami settled for a field goal once they got inside the red zone. Possession: 9-play, 42-yard drive in 3:07. Bears 7, Dolphins 3
Second Quarter: Frerotte 26-yard touchdown pass to WR Bryan Gilmore at 1:05. Miami took the lead at the end of the first half. Frerotte completed 8-of-10 passes for 78 yards, including the scoring strike to Gilmore on a diving reception. Mare PAT is good. Possession: 12 plays, 80 yards in 5:17. Miami10, Bears 7.
Third Quarter: QB Sage Rosenfels one-yard TD pass to TE Jason Rader at 9:36. The Dolphins took advantage of a miscue by the Bears to expand their lead. The Chicago defense had forced a three and out, but Bobby Gray was flagged for illegal use of hands giving Miami a fresh set of downs. Rosenfels completed a 24-yard pass on the following play to TE Lorenzo Diamond. A pass interference penalty on Jerrell Pippens gave the Dolphins first and goal from the one. Two plays later, Rosenfels hit Rader for a score. Mare PAT is good. Possession: 10 plays, 74 yards in 5:28. Dolphins 17, Bears 7.
Third Quarter: Nick Novak 22-yard field goal at 4:16. The Bears ended a streak of 17 straight points by the Dolphins late in the third quarter. Chad Hutchinson hit Mark Bradley on a short route, but the receiver broke a tackle and turned up field for a 32-yard gain. The drive moved inside the red zone, but stalled on consecutive incompletions from the four-yard line. Possession: 9 plays, 71 yards in 5:19. Dolphins 17, Bears 10.
Fourth Quarter: Doug Brien 31-yard field goal at 14:44. Kyle Orton completed his first two passes as a pro for 43 and 26 yard gains to Bradley. Possession: 6-plays, 76-yards in 2:14. Dolphins 17, Bears 13.
Fourth Quarter: LB Jason Glenn 26-yard interception return for a touchdown at 10:40. Orton quickly learned that things in the NFL will not be easy all the time. He threw behind intended target Gabe Reid and Glenn picked off the errant pass and returned it for a score. Mare PAT is good. Dolphins 24, Bears 13.
Fourth Quarter: Orton 43-yard TD pass to WR Carl Ford at 8:14. The rookie quarterback bounced back on the following possession. Orton went to Bradley for 16 yards. RB Antoineo Harris used a cutback run for an 18-yard gain. The following play, Orton played deep ball with Ford for a 43-yard touchdown pass. Brien PAT is good. Drive: 6 plays, 83 yards in 3:07. Dolphins 24, Bears 20.
Fourth Quarter: RB Zack Abron 4-yard touchdown run at 1:50. Following a 54-yard missed field goal by Mare, the Bears took over near midfield. Orton continued his hot hand, hitting Eddie Berlin for 34 yards down the middle of the field. It looked like Orton hit Ford for a second TD pass, but the play was ruled incomplete because the receiver failed to get two feet in bounds. Ford later drew a pass interference call that setup the eventual game winning score. PAT by Brien was good. Drive: 5 plays, 56 in 1:36. Bears 27, Dolphins 24.