The Chicago Bears defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-17 in a preseason thriller on Saturday night. The Bears won despite being without several key starters, including quarterback Justin Fields.
The Bears were led by quarterback Nick Foles, who threw for 175 yards and a touchdown. Running back David Montgomery had 82 rushing yards and a touchdown. Wide receiver Darnell Mooney had 5 receptions for 65 yards.
The Titans were led by quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who threw for 212 yards and a touchdown. Running back Derrick Henry had 55 rushing yards. Wide receiver A.J. Brown had 5 receptions for 75 yards.
The Bears defense came up big in the second half, forcing two turnovers and holding the Titans to just 7 points. The Bears also got a big boost from their special teams, which blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown.
The Bears’ win was a good sign for them heading into the regular season. The Bears were without several key starters, but they still managed to win a close game against a good team. The Bears will need to continue to improve if they want to be a contender in the NFC North this season, but this win is a good start.