Bears Defeat Seahawks on Monday Night Football 24-17

The Bears picked up their 1st win of the season on Monday night. They beat the Seahawks in the home opener 24-17.

Once again, Chicago got off to a great start on their first drive. The Bears went 10 plays and 96-yards, capping off the drive with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Trey Burton.

Defense played a critical role in the first half, as the Bears held Seattle to just a field goal. The Bears led 10-0 with a minute left before halftime after a 25-yard field goal. Unfortunately, Seattle stormed down the field, hitting a 56-yard field goal as time expired. The Bears led 10-3 heading into the break.

The Bears opened the fourth quarter with a 10-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Miller, making it a 17-3 lead. Seattle scored their first touchdown of the night, making it 17-10. Prince Amukamara got the points right back with a pick-6 shortly after, giving the Bears a 24-10 lead.

Seattle scored a touchdown with under 15 seconds left in the game, making it 24-17. The Bears recovered the onside kick cleanly and took a knee, winning 24-17.

Mitchell Trubisky finished 25/34 with 200 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions. Trubisky ran the ball 5 times for 24 yards.

Jordan Howard led the ground game on a slow night. Howard carried the ball 14 times for just 35 yards.

Allen Robinson had a big night on the receiving end, catching 10 passes for 83 yards.

Leonard Floyd recovered a fumble late in the 4th quarter that ended Seattle’s hopes of a comeback. Danny Trevathan sacked Russell Wilson, forcing the fumble, as Floyd scooped it up.

Up Next for the Bears

The Bears go on the road in Week 3 to Arizona. Kickoff is set for 3:25 PM CT on Fox.

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