CHICAGO, IL- SEPTEMBER 23: Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams is pressured by Israel Idonije #71 of the Chicago Bears and Stephen Paea #92 on September 23, 2012 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Bears defeated the St. Louis Rams 23-6. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Ride Defense Over Rams, 23-6

The Bears sacked Sam Bradford six times and returned an interception for a touchdown en route to an easy 23-6 victory.

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Rams Vs. Bears Game Recap: Chicago Defense Proves Tough, Bears Win 23-6

The Bears defense clamped down late as Chicago pulled away from the Rams, defeating St. Louis 23-6. Chicago pressured Bradford all day, ending up with six total sacks. Defensive back Major Wright intercepted Sam Bradford and returned it to the house for the game's final TD.

Bradford threw two picks while Bears QB Jay Cutler was intercepted once. Neither quarterback was able to surpass 200 yards passing; Cutler ending with 183 yards while Bradford had 152.

Both kickers combined for five field goals. Greg Zuerlein had a pair for the St. Louis while Robbie Gould booted three kicks through the uprights.

Fantasy Studs/Duds: Those who started Michael Bush in place of injured fantasy stud Matt Forte were rewarded with a TD and 55 rushing yards. Sam Bradford followed up a career day in Week 2 with a subpar Sunday, completing 18 passes for 152 yards and two INTs. Jay Cutler didn't fare much better, throwing for 183 passing yards and a INT.

Odds/Gambling: Those betting on the Bears won as Chicago won by two scores. For more information on odds and gambling today, click here.

Injury Info: Steven Jackson played today despite not practicing the past week. He was relatively quiet on the day, gaining 29 yards off 11 carries.

Next Up: The Rams will host the Seahawks next Sunday while Chicago will face the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football.

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