Bears beat them
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jay Cutler has overcome several early
hard hits to throw three touchdown passes, leading the Chicago
Bears to a 27-20 victory over the Dallas Cowboys and giving them a
2-0 start for the first time since their Super Bowl season in 2006.
Dallas blew a chance to tie the game at 20-all when David
Buehler badly missed a 44-yard field goal with 7:23 left. Chicago
immediately drove for a lead-extending touchdown. Buehler made a
48-yarder with 1:17 left, but the Bears caught an onside kick.
Dallas fell to 0-2 for the first time since 2001, when Quincy
Carter took over for the retired Troy Aikman at quarterback.
Cowboys loyalists will remember the 1993 season starting 0-2 and
ending with a Super Bowl championship, but that club got Emmitt
Smith back from a contract holdout to start its rally.
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