Bears defense dominates in 20-9 win over Raiders
Monday, October 11, 2021

Bears defense dominates in 20-9 win over Raiders
(LAS VEGAS) – Justin Fields hyperextended his left leg and got the wind knocked out of him on a tackle in the second quarter. Although Chicago's rookie quarterback was seriously shaken up, he walked to the sideline and only stayed there for two plays before barging back onto the field. Fields is determined to be a dependable leader for the Bears, even when their defense is leading the way to another victory. Fields threw his first career touchdown pass, and the Chicago defense largely shut down the Las Vegas Raiders' high-powered offense in a 20-9 win Sunday. Damien Williams scored a touchdown and combined with Khalil Herbert for 139 yards rushing in the Vegas debut for the Bears (3-2), who were accompanied to Sin City by thousands of vacationing fans for the latest meeting of two beloved NFL franchises that failed to win a playoff game in the previous decade. Jesper Horsted caught the first TD pass by Fields, who went 12 of 20 for 111 yards in the touted Ohio State product's third career start. The Bears' 32nd-ranked offense managed just 252 yards, but Chicago's defense allowed three points from Vegas' first seven drives. Khalil Mack led the Bears' dominance of his former team with eight tackles and a sack of Derek Carr, his good friend, on a 2-point conversion attempt in the fourth quarter. Carr passed for 206 yards and Jacobs rushed for a late touchdown in the second straight loss for the Raiders (3-2), their first with fans in the stands at 2 year old Allegiant Stadium. Vegas was penalized 10 times for 82 yards.

Atlanta 27 – NY Jets 20
Green Bay 25 – Cincinnati 22 (OT)
Pittsburgh 27 – Denver 19
Tampa Bay 45 – Miami 17
New Orleans 33 – Washington 22
Philadelphia 21 – Carolina 18
Tennessee 37 – Jacksonville – 19
New Orleans 25 – Houston 22
LA Chargers 47 - Cleveland 42
Dallas 44 – NY Giants 20
Arizona 17 – San Francisco 10
Buffalo 38 – Kansas City 20