Bears outlast Panthers on Thursday Night Football


(Chicago, IL)  --  D'Onta Foreman scored the go-ahead touchdown midway through the third quarter to lift the Chicago Bears to a 16-13 win over the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football at Soldier Field.  

Foreman carried the ball 21 times for 80 yards and the one score to help Chicago snap a two-game losing skid.  

Undrafted rookie quarterback Tyson Bagent completed 20-of-33 passes for 162 yards.  

Cairo Santos converted on all of this three field goal attempts as the Bears improved to 3-and-7.  

Carolina rookie signal caller Bryce Young completed 21-of-38 attempts for 185 yards in the losing effort.  

Ihmir Smith-Marsette recorded the Panthers' lone TD of the game on a 79-yard punt return in the first quarter.  

The Panthers have lost two straight to fall to 1-and-8.  

— with files from MetroSource