Bears Shock Steelers, 17-14

Jets' defense stifles Patriots; Saints clobber Eagles
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 20, 2009 7:40 PM CDT
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner (13) gets off a pass just before being hit by Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis (27) in a game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009.   (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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(Newser) – The Chicago Bears stunned the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers today with a last-minute, 44-yard field goal, the Chicago Tribune reports, and won 17-14. In other NFL action:

  • The New York Jets kept New England out of their end zone in a taut, 16-9 win over the Patriots, ESPN reports.

  • Drew Brees was 25-for-34 with 311 yards and three touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints clobbered the Philadelphia Eagles, 48-22.
  • Brett Favre broke an NFL record by starting for a 271st straight time, leading Minnesota over the hapless Detroit Lions, 27-13.
  • Kurt Warner set a single-game NFL record for completion percentage, going 24 for 26, as the Arizona Cardinals beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 31-17.
  • Chad Ochocinco fulfilled his promise to make a Lambeau Leap in Green Bay after scoring a touchdown—the difference in a 31-24 Cincinnati Bengals win over the Packers.
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