Griese Rallies Bears to Last-Minute Win in Philly

Late drive wins game against Eagles 19-16
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 22, 2007 3:22 AM CDT
Chicago Bears' Danieal Manning, left, is late as Philadelphia Eagles' Matt Schobel catches a touchdown pass in the second half of their football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 in Philadelphia. The Bears...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The Chicago Bears ran the two-minute drill to perfection and surged from behind yesterday at Lincoln Financial Field to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 19-16. The turnaround came when quarterback Brian Griese took the offense 97 yards in 103 seconds, cinching the game with a touchdown throw to Muhsin Muhammad with 9 seconds remaining, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

The Eagles blamed their loss on the weak offensive play inside the opponent's 20-yard line that has dogged them all season. "It was a prime example of when you don't take care of business in the red zone, it comes back and gets you," Eagles coach Andy Reid said. The Eagles fell to 2-4, last place in the NFC East. Chicago raised its record to 3-4.