Bears Suffer 42-21 Defeat Against Rams

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Josh McCown had a big day for the offense, but it was not enough to avoid an ugly loss for the Bears against the Rams, 42-21, in St. Louis.

McCown put together a solid performance, finishing 36 for 47 with 352 yards passing, two touchdowns, one pick and one fumble. For the Rams, Kellen Clemens wound up 10 for 22 with 167 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions.

Matt Forte ran for 77 yards on 16 attempts and had seven receptions for 40 yards with one fumble. Brandon Marshall was a top performer, snagging 10 balls for 117 yards while adding a touchdown.

The Chicago defense struggled against the running game, but was able to slow down the pass, allowing 258 yards rushing and 167 passing. They sacked Clemens two times.

Rams tight end Jared Cook could not be contained, putting up 80 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back Benny Cunningham was also solid with 109 rushing yards and one touchdown.

Next week, the Bears head to Minneapolis to face the Vikings (2-8) while the Rams go to San Francisco to play the 49ers (6-4).


Bears Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B+

88

J. McCown

36

47

352

2

1


Rams Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C

74

K. Clemens

10

22

167

1

0


Bears Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B+

89

M. Forte

RB

16

77

4.8

0

B+

88

J. McCown

QB

2

4

2.0

0

C+

77

A. Jeffery

WR

1

4

4.0

0


Rams Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

96

B. Cunningham

RB

13

109

8.4

1

A

94

Z. Stacy

RB

12

87

7.2

1

A

94

T. Austin

WR

1

65

65.0

1


Bears Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

B. Marshall

WR

10

117

11.7

1

A

95

M. Bennett

TE

4

62

15.5

1

B

83

E. Bennett

WR

8

58

7.2

0


Rams Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

98

J. Cook

TE

4

80

20.0

1

A

94

T. Austin

WR

2

39

19.5

0

D+

69

S. Bailey

WR

1

19

19.0

0


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