The streak continues

Following a tough loss to the <!--Default NodeId For New Orleans is 118,2005--><A HREF=http://saints.TheInsiders.com> Saints </A> the previous week the <!--Default NodeId For Chicago is 115,2005--><A HREF=http://bears.TheInsiders.com>Bears</A> tried to bounce back against the <!--Default NodeId For Buffalo is 96,2005--><A HREF=http://bills.TheInsiders.com>Bills</A>. However, the confines of Ralph Wilson Stadium didn't supply anymore comfort just another loss.

The Bears trailed 7-0 late in the first quarter and the Bills were on their way to another score when Warrick Holdman forced a fumble by RB Travis Henry, which Rosevelt Colvin recovered and lateraled to Mike Brown who took it 62 yards for a touchdown. His fourth career score tied the game at 7-7 heading into the second quarter.

Drew Bledsoe continued to burn the Bears secondary throughout the day. A quarterback the team considered trading for threw four touchdowns including the game-winner to Henry in overtime.

However, it almost didn't even get that far.

Tied at 27-27 with under a minute to go Mike Hollis lined up for a 39-yard attempt, which was his third of the game, but the kick was blocked by the paw of James "Big Cat" Williams and gave the Bears another life.

The Bears won the toss in overtime and took the ball with a chance to end the game. The team went three and out punting the ball back to the Bills.

Bledsoe completed a 32-yard pass to Eric Moulds, which put the team in field goal range, but another kick wasn't needed because a 26-yard completion to Henry ended the game and gave the Bears there second straight loss.

The team also left Buffalo without the services of Warrick Holdman for the remainder of the season. The linebacker suffered a knee injury and for the second time in three years required surgery.


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