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Rapid Reaction: Bears 34, Cowboys 18

Rapid Reaction: Bears 34, Cowboys 18

ESPN.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jay Cutler is not one to smile during a game. It's not in his nature. Monday night, he did. After Brandon Marshall caught a 31-yard touchdown pass to give the Chicago Bears a commanding 24-point lead against the Dallas Cowboys, Cutle…
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  • Tony Romo matches career-worst game with five interceptions in …

    Tony Romo matches career-worst game with five interceptions in loss to Bears

    Believe it or not, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has thrown five interceptions in a single game before. And to make that fact even odder, the Cowboys actually won that game, a 25-24 October 2007 victory over the Buffalo Bills. That was a Monday n…
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  • Rob Ryan Is Kind Of Pissed

    Rob Ryan Is Kind Of Pissed

    deadspin.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Bears smacked around the Cowboys tonight 34-18, a score that sounds even worse when you remember the Bears gave up a garbage touchdown to Jason Witten in the final half minute of play. Brandon Marshall had a big game on the field and on the broadcas…
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  • The Jerry Dome Is Infested With Gigantic Roaches

    The Jerry Dome Is Infested With Gigantic Roaches

    deadspin.com Oct 1, 2012
    Sure, Cowboys Stadium may be a billion-dollar testament to fossil fuels football, but even with the new Victoria's Secret store it seems they have a bit of a problem with pest control. EWWW.
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  • Solid first half moves Jason Witten to No. 2 on Cowboys’ all-ti…

    Solid first half moves Jason Witten to No. 2 on Cowboys’ all-time receiving list

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    ARLINGTON — With his first catch Monday night against Chicago, tight end Jason Witten moved up to No. 2 on the Cowboys’ all-time receiving yards leaders list. Witten caught a 6-yard pass from Tony Romo on the Cowboys’ fifth play of the first quarter
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  • Cowboys’ Danny McCray - a backup in college - makes first caree…

    Cowboys’ Danny McCray - a backup in college - makes first career start vs. Bears

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    ARLINGTON — Third-year safety Danny McCray made his first career start for the Cowboys on Monday night against Chicago in place of Barry Church. McCray had four tackles in the first half. Church suffered a season-ending torn right Achilles tendon in las
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  • Cowboys keep Brandon Carr at corner, drop Mike Jenkins to safet…

    Cowboys keep Brandon Carr at corner, drop Mike Jenkins to safety in nickel packages against Bears

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    ARLINGTON — The Cowboys used cornerback Mike Jenkins at deep safety in their nickel defense Monday night against Chicago. Last week, Jenkins saw his most extensive playing time of the season against Tampa Bay and was used at cornerback in the nickel def
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  • Cowboys defense gets more bad news as LB Bruce Carter goes down…

    Cowboys defense gets more bad news as LB Bruce Carter goes down with hip injury

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    ARLINGTON — Starting inside linebacker Bruce Carter suffered a left hip injury late in the first quarter and had to leave the game. He was replaced by Dan Connor, who the Cowboys signed via free agency this off-season. With Carter out, the Cowboys were
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  • Bears 34, Cowboys 10

    Bears 34, Cowboys 10

    Jay Cutler and the Bears are giving the Cowboys all they've got in Big D. Cutler has thrown two touchdown passes and Chicago's defense has clamped down on Dallas. Follow all the action.
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  • First half recap: DeMarco Murray struggling; Romo throws pick s…

    First half recap: DeMarco Murray struggling; Romo throws pick six

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    ARLINGTON, Texas - Charles Tillman returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown and Robbie Gould kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Chicago Bears a 10-7 halftime lead over the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night. The interception by Tillman, on a b
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  • Bears RB Forte starts against Cowboys on MNF

    Bears RB Forte starts against Cowboys on MNF

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte started Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys after missing last week's game due to a sprained ankle.
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  • Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

    Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 1, 2012
    Tonight the Cowboys host the Bears. Romo. Cutler. Other guys. At the end of the night, one of these teams will be tied for first in their respective division. It's gonna be so sweet. In less-sweet news, the Cowboys and Tony Romo have tabled contract ext…
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  • Live updates: Our SportsDay writers tweet their observations fr…

    Live updates: Our SportsDay writers tweet their observations from Cowboys Stadium

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    As the Cowboys ready to take on the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, our writers are at the stadium, providing live updates from the press box. Cowboys beat writers David Moore (@DavidMooreDMN), Brandon George (@dmn_george) and Rainer Sabin (
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: Hugs

    Deadspin Up All Night: Hugs

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Sean and Tim are around tonight, so be sure to drop by while you watch Bears-Cowboys.
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  • Cowboys LB Spencer (pectoral) out vs. Bears

    Cowboys LB Spencer (pectoral) out vs. Bears

    Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer will not play Monday night against the Chicago Bears after missing practice all week with a strained pectoral.
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  • How you feeling? Cowboys-Bears

    How you feeling? Cowboys-Bears

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    As the Dallas Cowboys prepare to host the Chicago Bears tonight on "Monday Night Football" on ESPN, here's one reason for Cowboys fans to feel good and one reason for concern. Feeling good: The Cowboys' defensive front, even if linebacker Anth…
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  • Detroit Tigers rookie a cheerleader for Dallas Cowboys, at leas…

    Detroit Tigers rookie a cheerleader for Dallas Cowboys, at least for a day

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    We’re seeing more of rookies these days, and not in a great way. The Rangers in Speedos is proof of that. Tigers rookie Avisail Garcia is a good sport, posing with David Lally Jr.
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  • Texas, Texas A&M standouts among players Cowboys could targ…

    Texas, Texas A&M standouts among players Cowboys could target in 2013 NFL Draft

    dallasnews.com Oct 1, 2012
    Yes, it’s way too early to predict who the Cowboys might select in the first round of the 2013 draft. But I’m going to throw out some possibilities, regardless. What’s wrong with having a little fun and looking ahead? Through three games this season
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  • Monday's Matchup: A Time for Offenses to Shine

    Monday's Matchup: A Time for Offenses to Shine

    nytimes.com Oct 1, 2012
    Most of the recognizable names on Chicago's and Dallas' teams are on the offensive side of the ball, but both squads have been surviving mostly on defense. It may be time for those well-known players on offense to start earning their paychecks.
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  • Video - Tony Romo's rough outing 02:01

    Tony Romo's rough outing

    Oct 1
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo broke his own personal record with five interceptions against the Chicago Bears.
  • Video - Bears Lead Cowboys After 3rd Quarter 01:13

    Bears Lead Cowboys After 3rd Quarter

    Oct 1
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - Tony Romo to Miles Austin 10-yd TD 00:23

    Tony Romo to Miles Austin 10-yd TD

    Oct 1
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo connects with WR Miles Austin for a 10-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Bears, Cowboys Scoreless After 1st Quarter 00:35

    Bears, Cowboys Scoreless After 1st Quarter

    Oct 1
    Tune to ESPN for live action.

Sports Columnists

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    Oct 1
    The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…