Scoring Summary: Bears 24, Colts 17

Although the first string offense didn't look great behind Chad Hutchinson, a score from the special teams and a little help from the defense earned the Bears a 24-17 win over the Colts.

First Quarter: Bobby Wade returned a punt 54 yards for a touchdown at 10:19. The Bears forced the Colts into three consecutive false start penalties and finally a three and out. Wade took the 50-yard punt and made three tacklers miss in route to the end zone. Point after try was good by Doug Brien. Bears 7, Colts 0.

Second Quarter: RB Adrian Peterson four-yard touchdown run at 12:46. The defense recovered an Edgerrin James fumble for the second straight possession and gave the offense the ball deep in Indy territory. Getting the start for Thomas Jones, Peterson produced what little offense the first string unit could muster. He carried five times on the drive for 32 yards. Drive: 5 plays, 32 yards in 2:29. PAT by Brien was good. Bears 14, Colts 0.

QB Peyton Manning 25-yard TD pass to Dominic Rhodes at 8:49. While the Bears defense dominated the first half, the Colts answered the Peterson touchdown. A Brian Urlacher unnecessary roughness penalty on Dallas Clark kept the drive going after a 3rd and 19 pass fell incomplete. Manning then hit Marvin Harrison for a 17-yard completion and two plays later hit Rhodes. Drive: 8 plays, 58 yards in 3:59. PAT by Mike Vanderjagt was good. Bears 14, Colts 7.

Third Quarter: Brien 50-yard field goal was good at 9:57. Taking the ball just past midfield, one first down behind two Antoineo Harris carries and an encroachment penalty were enough to get in range for Brien. Drive: 6 plays, 17 yards in 3:04. Bears 17, Colts 7.

Third Quarter: Vanderjagt 45-yard field goal was good at 4:58. With backup QB Jim Sorgi behind center, the passing game picked up completions of 13 and 20 yards sandwiched between a Ran Carthon 12-yard run. The Colts had to settle for a field goal when a Sorgi pass to Aaron Moorehead fell incomplete. Drive: 9 plays, 45 yards in 4:59. Bears 17, Colts 10.

Third Quarter: James Mungro one-yard TD run at 3:42. Poor pass protection forced a Kyle Orton fumble that the Colts recovered at the Chicago 12. Mungro broke off an 11-yard run that setup his touchdown on the following play. PAT by Vanderjagt was good. Drive: 2 plays, 12 yards in 1:06. Bears 17, Colts 17.

Fourth Quarter: Harris one-yard TD run at 13:08. An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Jason Stewart for verbally faking the snap count gave the Bears a fresh set of downs. Orton connected on consecutive passes to Mark Bradley for gains of 24 and 13 yards to move the ball inside the red zone. Harris carried the ball on the next four plays to give the Bears the lead for good. PAT by Brien was good. Drive: 13 plays, 80 yards in 5:29. Bears 24, Colts 17.

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