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Bears rally for 16-14 victory over winless Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Another opportunistic day by the Chicago defense has the Bears at 2-1 and alone in first place in the NFC North for the first time since late in the 2013 season.

The Arizona Cardinals, meanwhile, have joined the parade of teams with a rookie quarterback on the field.

Cody Parkey kicked his third field goal of the game, a 43-yarder with 4:31 to remaining, to rally the Bears to a 16-14 victory over the winless Cardinals on Sunday.

''It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize we are winning games because of our defense,'' Chicago coach Matt Nagy said. ''They are playing fast right now.''

The Bears forced four turnovers on four consecutive Arizona possessions in the second half.

Sam Bradford threw two first-quarter touchdown passes to put the Cardinals up 14-0, but was replaced by rookie Josh Rosen after fumbling the ball away deep in Chicago territory late in the game.

Rosen, the 10th overall pick in this year's draft out of UCLA, drew a standing ovation from the Cardinals crowd as he jogged on the field.

''I just told him to go get the win,'' Bradford said, ''be him, go out there and do what he is capable of, lead this team.''

Rosen drove Arizona past midfield, but on fourth-and-5 from the Bears 45, his pass was intercepted by Bryce Callahan with 1:10 to play.

Arizona got the ball back one more time. Chicago picked off Rosen again, this time returning it for a touchdown, but an offside penalty negated the play and the game ended with Rosen sacked by Sherrick McManis, who also had one of two of Bradford's interceptions.

''I threw a pick and almost a second pick-6,'' Rosen said, ''so I've got a lot to work on.''

Coach Steve Wilks said he made the quarterback change because ''I felt like we needed a spark.''

As for the starter next game, ''We're going to evaluate Josh as well as Sam. We're going to watch the tape and we'll see exactly what I want to do as far as moving forward with that.''

Clinging to a 14-13 lead, the Cardinals drove to the Chicago 21 early in the fourth quarter but the scrambling Bradford was tackled by Khalil Mack. Bradford fumbled and Danny Trevathan recovered at the Bears 16.

''I knew he was going to have the ball in his right hand, got my head out of the way because that's a big part of the rules nowadays, and tried to make a play,'' Mack said. ''It was what we worked on all week.''

Chicago, with the help of an unnecessary roughness penalty on Tre Boston, drove downfield and got the go-ahead field goal.

With a good share of the crowd cheering them on, the Bears (2-1) intercepted three passes and recovered one fumble. Arizona is 0-3 for the first time since 2004.

But it was the Cardinals getting off to a fast start.

Arizona's offense, which had scored a total of six points in two lopsided losses entering the game, took the opening kickoff and went 75 yards in just five plays.

On third-and-4 from the Cardinals 29-yard line, Bradford connected with rookie Christian Kirk on a 30-yard play. Two plays later, Bradford found tight end Ricky Seals-Jones wide open for a 35-yard touchdown.

The Bears responded with a run-oriented drive to the Arizona 13. But on third down, Bene Benwikere and Budda Baker, blitzing from each side, dropped Mitchell Trubisky for a 15-yard loss and Parkey's 46-yard field-goal try was wide right.

Arizona went three-and-out but on the next series, Robert Nkemdiche stripped the ball from Trubisky and Corey Peters recovered at the Chicago 21.

On the next play, Bradford threw 21 yards to David Johnson in the end zone to make it 14-0.

The Bears used 5:27 on an 11-play drive that stalled on the Arizona 2 and Chicago settled for a 20-yard field goal by Parkey to cut the lead to 14-3. The driving included roughing-the-passer calls against Nkemdiche and Markus Golden that had Wilks livid on the sideline.

FINALLY, A TD

The Bears finally got in the end zone on Howard's 1-yard run that cut Arizona's lead to 14-10 with 6:16 left in the third quarter.

Chicago went for it on fourth-and-1 at the Cardinals 19 and barely converted on a 1-yard shovel pass to Allen Robinson II.

Tarik Cohen's 17-yard run set up the score.

MORE MACK

Mack had another impressive day for the Bears with two sacks, a tackle for loss, a forced fumble and three quarterback hits.

INJURIES

Chicago cornerback Prince Amukamara left the game in the third quarter with a hamstring injury.

UP NEXT

Bears: are home against Tampa Bay on Sunday.

Cardinals: host Seattle next Sunday.

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Key Players
J. Howard 24 RB
61 RuYds, RuTD, 20 ReYds, 2 RECs
14
FPTS
S. Bradford 9 QB
157 PaYds, 2 PaTDs, 2 INTs
12
FPTS
Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 4:34
C.Parkey 43 yard field goal is GOOD Center-P.Scales Holder-P.O'Donnell.
13
plays
59
yds
6:52
pos
16
14
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:49
C.Parkey 41 yard field goal is GOOD Center-P.Scales Holder-P.O'Donnell.
7
plays
21
yds
2:54
pos
13
14
Point After TD 6:16
C.Parkey extra point is GOOD Center-P.Scales Holder-P.O'Donnell.
plays
yds
pos
10
14
Touchdown 6:16
J.Howard up the middle for 1 yard TOUCHDOWN.
9
plays
67
yds
4:30
pos
9
14
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 1:57
C.Parkey 20 yard field goal is GOOD Center-P.Scales Holder-P.O'Donnell.
11
plays
71
yds
5:27
pos
3
14
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 1:40
P.Dawson extra point is GOOD Center-A.Brewer Holder-A.Lee.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
Touchdown 1:40
S.Bradford pass deep right to D.Johnson for 21 yards TOUCHDOWN.
1
plays
21
yds
00:06
pos
0
13
Point After TD 12:12
P.Dawson extra point is GOOD Center-A.Brewer Holder-A.Lee.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 12:12
S.Bradford pass deep left to R.Seals-Jones for 35 yards TOUCHDOWN [A.Hicks].
5
plays
75
yds
2:48
pos
0
6
Team Stats
Time of Pos 36:21 23:39
1st Downs 21 13
Rushing 7 3
Passing 11 8
Penalty 3 2
3rd Down Conv 5-14 3-10
4th Down Conv 1-1 0-1
Total Net Yards 316 221
Total Plays 69 48
Avg Gain 4.6 4.6
Net Yards Rushing 122 53
Rush Attempts 31 18
Avg Rush Yards 3.9 2.9
Net Yards Passing 194 168
Comp. - Att. 24-35 17-26
Yards Per Pass 5.5 6.5
Sacked - Yards Lost 3-26 4-25
Penalties - Yards 7-45 6-43
Touchdowns 1 2
Rushing TDs 1 0
Passing TDs 0 2
Other 0 0
Turnovers 2 4
Fumbles - Lost 1-1 2-1
Int. Thrown 1 3
Punts - Avg 3-43.7 4-39.8
Return Yards 24 7
Punts - Returns 2-24 2-7
Kickoffs - Returns 0-0 0-0
Int. - Returns 3-0 1-0
Kicking 4/5 2/2
Extra Points 1/1 2/2
Field Goals 3/4 0/0
Red Zone Eff. 1-3 -33% 0-0 -0%
Goal to Go Eff. 1-2 -50% 0-0 -0%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Bears 2-1 0310316
Cardinals 0-3 1400014
194 PASS YDS 168
122 RUSH YDS 53
316 TOTAL YDS 221
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
M. Trubisky 10 QB
4
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
68.6% 220 0 1 73.5
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
69.2% 591 2 3 77.8
M. Trubisky 24/35 220 0 1 4
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
J. Howard 24 RB
14
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
24 61 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
53 178 1
J. Howard 24 61 1 17 14
T. Cohen 29 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 53 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
14 86 0
T. Cohen 5 53 0 21 6
M. Trubisky 10 QB
4
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 8 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
14 64 1
M. Trubisky 2 8 0 7 4
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
T. Burton 80 TE
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 4 55 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 9 90 1
T. Burton 5 4 55 0 25 5
A. Robinson 12 WR
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 3 50 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 17 194 0
A. Robinson 7 3 50 0 39 5
A. Miller 17 WR
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 4 35 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 8 60 1
A. Miller 5 4 35 0 15 3
T. Gabriel 18 WR
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
10 6 34 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 15 89 0
T. Gabriel 10 6 34 0 10 3
J. Howard 24 RB
14
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 2 20 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 10 78 0
J. Howard 2 2 20 0 13 14
T. Cohen 29 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 3 15 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 7 48 0
T. Cohen 3 3 15 0 6 6
B. Cunningham 30 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 1 9 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 1 9 0
B. Cunningham 2 1 9 0 9 0
J. Bellamy 15 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 2 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 2 8 0
J. Bellamy 1 1 2 0 2 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
K. Mack 52 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 2.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-2 1 4.0
K. Mack 5-0 2.0 0 1
A. Amos 38 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
13-2 0 0.0
A. Amos 4-1 0.0 0 0
R. Smith 58 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-2 0 1.0
R. Smith 4-0 0.0 0 0
K. Toliver 22 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
K. Toliver 3-0 0.0 0 0
A. Hicks 96 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-2 0 2.0
A. Hicks 3-1 1.0 0 1
D. Trevathan 59 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
14-6 0 2.0
D. Trevathan 3-2 0.0 0 0
S. McManis 27 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 1 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 1 1.0
S. McManis 2-0 1.0 1 0
E. Goldman 91 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 1.0
E. Goldman 2-2 0.0 0 0
E. Jackson 39 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-1 1 1.0
E. Jackson 2-1 0.0 1 0
K. Fuller 23 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
K. Fuller 2-0 0.0 0 0
S. Acho 93 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
S. Acho 1-0 0.0 0 0
P. Amukamara 20 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-2 1 0.0
P. Amukamara 1-1 0.0 0 0
B. Cunningham 30 RB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
B. Cunningham 1-0 0.0 0 0
B. Nichols 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
B. Nichols 1-0 0.0 0 0
B. Callahan 37 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-0 1 0.0
B. Callahan 1-0 0.0 1 0
C. Leno Jr. 72 T
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
C. Leno Jr. 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Bullard 90 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
J. Bullard 0-1 0.0 0 0
L. Floyd 94 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
L. Floyd 0-1 0.0 0 0
R. Robertson-Harris 95 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-3 0 1.0
R. Robertson-Harris 0-2 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
C. Parkey 1 K
10
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
3/4 1/1
SEASON FG XP
7/8 6/6
C. Parkey 3/4 43 1/1 10
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
P. O'Donnell 16 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
3 52.7 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
12 47.1 5
P. O'Donnell 3 52.7 1 61
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
T. Cohen 29 RB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 12.0 21 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
8 15.9 42 0
T. Cohen 2 12.0 21 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
S. Bradford 9 QB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
68.4% 157 2 2 89.0
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
62.5% 400 2 4 62.5
S. Bradford 13/19 157 2 2 12
J. Rosen 3 QB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
57.1% 36 0 1 31.5
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
57.1% 36 0 1 31.5
J. Rosen 4/7 36 0 1 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
D. Johnson 31 RB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
12 31 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
34 116 1
D. Johnson 12 31 0 9 12
J. Rosen 3 QB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 12 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 12 0
J. Rosen 1 12 0 12 0
C. Edmonds 29 RB
1
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 10 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
10 39 0
C. Edmonds 5 10 0 5 1
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
C. Kirk 13 WR
9
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
8 7 90 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 12 121 0
C. Kirk 8 7 90 0 32 9
R. Seals-Jones 86 TE
9
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 1 35 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 8 71 1
R. Seals-Jones 3 1 35 1 35 9
D. Johnson 31 RB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 4 30 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 10 63 1
D. Johnson 4 4 30 1 21 12
D. Coleman 32 RB
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 12 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 1 12 0
D. Coleman 1 1 12 0 12 1
L. Fitzgerald 11 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 2 9 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 12 113 0
L. Fitzgerald 2 2 9 0 6 0
J. Gresham 84 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 1 9 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 1 9 0
J. Gresham 2 1 9 0 9 0
C. Williams 10 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 1 8 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 1 8 0
C. Williams 4 1 8 0 8 0
J. Nelson 14 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
J. Nelson 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
B. Baker 36 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
8-2 0 0.5
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-7 0 0.5
B. Baker 8-2 0.5 0 0
J. Bynes 57 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
19-8 0 0.0
J. Bynes 7-3 0.0 0 0
B. Mayowa 91 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
13-1 0 2.0
B. Mayowa 5-0 0.0 0 0
G. Hodges 51 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-2 0 0.0
G. Hodges 5-2 0.0 0 0
T. Boston 33 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
14-5 1 0.0
T. Boston 5-2 0.0 1 0
A. Bethea 41 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-3 0 0.0
A. Bethea 4-1 0.0 0 0
J. Taylor 28 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-0 0 0.0
J. Taylor 4-0 0.0 0 0
P. Peterson 21 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-2 1 1.0
P. Peterson 3-0 0.0 0 0
C. Jones 55 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-4 0 2.0
C. Jones 2-2 1.0 0 0
B. Benwikere 23 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.5
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 0.5
B. Benwikere 2-1 0.5 0 0
R. Nkemdiche 90 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-3 0 2.0
R. Nkemdiche 2-0 1.0 0 1
J. Walker 59 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Walker 1-0 0.0 0 0
C. Edmonds 29 RB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
C. Edmonds 1-0 0.0 0 0
R. Gunter 95 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
R. Gunter 1-1 0.0 0 0
C. Peters 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-5 0 0.0
C. Peters 1-1 0.0 0 0
M. Cole 64 C
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
M. Cole 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Nelson 14 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Nelson 1-0 0.0 0 0
C. Kirk 13 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
C. Kirk 1-0 0.0 0 0
C. Williams 10 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
C. Williams 1-0 0.0 0 0
H. Reddick 43 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-3 0 0.0
H. Reddick 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
P. Dawson 4 K
2
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 2/2
SEASON FG XP
0/0 2/2
P. Dawson 0/0 0 2/2 2
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
A. Lee 2 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
4 50.8 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
17 51.1 5
A. Lee 4 50.8 1 61
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
P. Peterson 21 DB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 7.0 7 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 7.0 7 0
P. Peterson 1 7.0 7 0
C. Kirk 13 WR
9
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
3 14.7 44 0
C. Kirk 1 0.0 0 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:12 CHI 25 7:17 12 47 FG Miss
3:12 CHI 10 1:26 4 11 Fumble
1:40 CHI 25 4:28 8 26 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
7:21 CHI 27 5:27 11 71 FG
1:25 CHI 37 0:25 2 7 INT
0:31 CHI 20 0:31 1 4 Half
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 CHI 25 2:04 3 -1 Punt
10:46 CHI 33 4:30 9 67 TD
3:38 ARI 44 2:54 7 21 FG
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:23 CHI 16 6:52 13 59 FG
1:10 CHI 32 0:27 3 7 Punt
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 ARI 25 2:48 5 75 TD
4:55 ARI 36 1:43 3 5 Punt
1:46 CHI 21 0:06 1 21 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:12 ARI 20 4:51 6 13 Punt
1:54 ARI 25 0:29 3 -13 Punt
1:00 CHI 34 0:29 3 -5 Punt
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:56 ARI 15 2:10 4 13 INT
6:16 ARI 25 2:38 5 9 INT
0:44 ARI 25 4:21 7 54 Fumble
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
4:31 ARI 25 3:21 8 30 INT
0:43 ARI 20 0:43 3 19 Game