1:00 PM ET, October 4, 2009
Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
Forte torches Lions for 121, 1 TD as Cutler paces attack to power Bears' romp
Bearing Down In Red Zone
Jay Cutler was impressive in the red zone on Sunday against the Lions, throwing for two touchdowns and running for another. He entered the game third among NFL QBs in red zone touchdowns.
|First 3 games||Sun. vs DET|
-- ESPN Stats and Information
• Johnny Knox scored his first career return TD. It was his third TD in as many games.
• The Bears have won five straight home games, while the Lions have lost 13 straight road games.
• The Bears defense had five sacks, including 2.5 from Adewale Ogunleye (his second multiple sack game of the season).
• Jay Cutler threw two TD passes. It was his third straight week with multiple TD passes.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Knox's kickoff return was second to Gale Sayers' 103-yarder at Pittsburgh on Sept. 17, 1967. ... Bears RB and special teams player Adrian Peterson left in the first quarter with a right knee injury. ... The Bears were without LBs Hunter Hillenmeyer (rib) and Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee). ... The Lions held out defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill because of an ankle injury and defensive end Dewayne White with a hamstring injury.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Chris Mortensen is a senior NFL analyst for ESPN.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.1||5.5|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||3-4||4-5|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||1|
|TD||10:55||Kevin Smith 1 Yard Run (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 73 yds, 4:10
|TD||8:59||Jay Cutler 5 Yard Run (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 73 yds, 1:59
|TD||5:08||Will Heller 14 Yard Pass From Matthew Stafford (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 72 yds, 3:48
|TD||14:19||Kellen Davis 2 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 35 yds, 1:15
|TD||10:59||Greg Olsen 1 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 8 yds, 1:43
|TD||0:31||Kevin Smith 3 Yard Run (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 98 yds, 4:25
|TD||15:00||Johnny Knox 102 Yard Kickoff Return (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 0 plays, 0 yds, 0:00
|FG||10:23||Robbie Gould 52 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 4 plays, 4 yds, 2:01
|FG||2:36||Robbie Gould 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 15 yds, 3:07
|FG||8:20||Jason Hanson 35 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 14 plays, 64 yds, 6:45
|TD||6:55||Matt Forte 37 Yard Run (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 47 yds, 1:29
|TD||2:00||Garrett Wolfe 2 Yard Run (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 48 yds, 3:15