Rewind: Bears Defeat Colts in Home Opener

Chicago Bears defeat the Indianapolis Colts 41-21 in the 2012 NFL season opener at Soldier Field

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Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears shares a laugh with Jay Cutler during warm-ups before the NFL season opener against the Indianapolis Colts at Soldier Field. The Bears defeated the Colts 41-21.
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Members of the Chicago Bears run out to the field for warm-ups before the game.
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Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts warms up.
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Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts and Antonio Johnson take the field against the Chicago Bears during introductions.
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Lance Briggs #55, Brian Urlacher #54 and Julius Peppers #90 of the Chicago Bears run onto the field during player introductions.
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Long-snapper Patrick Mannelly #65 of the Chicago Bears set the team's all-time record for seasons played at 15 against the Indianapolis Colts.
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Julius Peppers #90 of the Chicago Bears rushes against Jeff Linkenbach #72.
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Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Bears catches a touchdown pass over Vontae Davis #23 of the Colts.
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Lovie Smith watches as his team takes on the Indianapolis Colts.
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Robbie Gould #9 of the Chicago Bears kicks a field goal out of the hold of Adam Podlesh #8.
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Brandon Marshall #15 makes a catch over Antoine Bethea #41of the Colts.
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Jay Cutler ends up on his back after being hit while passing.
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Matt Forte #22 celebrates a touchdown.
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Brian Urlacher stands on the sidelines.
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Henry Melton #69 and Lance Briggs #55 sack Andrew Luck #12.
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Andrew Luck and Donnie Avery celebrate after Luck's first touchdown pass against the Bears.
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Alshon Jeffery catches the first touchdown pass of his career in front of Vontae Davis #23.
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Kelvin Hayden smiles as he leaves the field after recovering a fumble.
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Head coach Chuck Pagano of the Indianapolis Colts shouts instructions to his team during the game.
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Quaterbacks coach Jeremy Bates, Brian Urlacher, Jay Cutler and Jason Campbell watch from the sidelines.
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Jay Cutler breaks away from Jerrell Freeman #50 of the Colts.
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Andrew Luck is dropped by Henry Melton.
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Jay Cutler congratulates Matt Forte #22 after Forte ran for a second-half touchdown.
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Coby Fleener #80 of the Indianapolis Colts is tackled by Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears and Major Wright #21.
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Jay Cutler shakes hands with Andrew Luck #12 after winning the game.
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