Bears Vs. Browns: Defense, Special Teams Play Big Role In Chicago Win

The Chicago Bears got a defensive touchdown and a special teams touchdown in the third quarter to help pull away and beat the Cleveland Browns 28-20 in Thursday's preseason finale.

With the team holding a 14-10 lead in the third quarter, Chicago's Greg McCoy intercepted a Thaddeus Lewis pass and returned it 15-yards for a touchdown. Then, one possession later, Brittan Golden returned a blocked punt 22 yards for a touchdown to push the lead to 28-10.

Cleveland cut the lead to 28-20 on a touchdown run by Adonis Thomas and a field goal in the fourth quarter, but couldn't get closer. The Bears forced three Cleveland turnovers and had two sacks.

Luke McCown started at quarterback and was 20-for-29 for 157 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. Armando Allen had 16 carries for 83 yards and also caught 5 passes for 51 yards.

Chicago improved to 3-1 in the preseason with the win.

Be sure to head over to Windy City Gridiron for more Bears coverage, and check out SB Nation's NFL hub for more news from around the league.

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