Bridgewater throws for 2 TDs, surging Saints top Bears 36-25

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Bridgewater throws for 2 TDs, surging Saints top Bears 36-25
Bridgewater throws for 2 TDs, surging Saints top Bears 36-25

CHICAGO (AP) — The New Orleans Saints insisted they were ready for the challenge once Drew Brees went down. All they've done since is back up their words with wins. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns, and the Saints improved to 5-0 without their injured star quarterback by beating the Chicago Bears 36-25 on Sunday. The Saints (6-1) again showed why they still see themselves as Super Bowl contenders even though their star quarterback is out indefinitely because of a torn ligament in his right thumb. Bridgewater completed 23 of 38 passes, Michael Thomas had nine receptions for 131 yards, and Latavius Murray ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns. "I think Teddy's just playing

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