Cutler, Bears Beat Super Bowl Champion Steelers

Gould kick gives Chicago 17-14 win

By Steve Bryant
|  Sunday, Sep 20, 2009  |  Updated 6:36 PM CDT
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Cutler, Bears Beat Super Bowl Champion Steelers

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The QBs: Big Ben has proved himself over and over again as a solid quarterback who knows how to win. Jay Cutler proved last week that Chicago’s expectations were higher than his ability. He needs to turn it around.

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Short memories.

With a precision 4th quarter drive led by Jay Cutler and a game-wining field goal by kicker Robbie Gould, the Chicago Bears put last week's Bears-pocalypse of four interceptions and Brian Urlacher's season-ending wrist injury in the distant past with a 17-14 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Urlacher threw up his one good arm and thousands of rain-soaked fans cheered as Gould kicked a 44-yard field goal with 15 seconds left to beat the Steelers.

Cutler made up for last week's lackluster performance by throwing for two touchdowns without any interceptions. His 7-yard touchdown pass to rookie speedster Johnny Knox capped off a 72-yard drive with 6:21 left in the game.

Coach Lovie Smith said today's victory would be a "signature win" at home over the reigning Super Bowl champions. 

The only bad news for the Bears was an injury that sidelined Alex Brown late in the game.

Below, Bears fans tweet their post-game reaction to the team's first victory of the season. Tastes good.  

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