Bears Vs. Redskins Final Score: Robbie Gould Converts 57-Yard Field Goal, Chicago Wins 33-31

The Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins on Saturday night thanks to a 57-yard field goal by Robbie Gould, winning by a final score of 33-31. Despite a 20-10 halftime lead that was extended to 27-10 early in the third quarter, the Bears nearly blew the game after a furious comeback by the Redskins put Washington ahead with less than two minutes remaining.

Chicago got off to a fast start when both teams had first string players in the game, scoring twice in the opening quarter to take a 14-0 lead. Jay Cutler completed two long passes of 41 and 20 yards to wide receiver Brandon Marshall on Chicago's first drive, which was finished off with a one yard touchdown run by Michael Bush. After a fumble by rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Bears capitalized again on an eight yard score by Bush, his second of the game.

Jay Cutler ended his day 7-13 for 122 yards, with no touchdowns and no interceptions. In comparison, Griffin III was 5-8 for 49 yards while rushing for 17 more.

The Bears got a couple of field goals from kicker Robbie Gould, but Washington narrowed the deficit to 20-10 at the break thanks to a field goal and a punt return touchdown by Brandon Banks.

Chicago responded to Washington's return with a 105 yard return of their own from Lorenzo Booker. Gould converted on a 19-yard kick to make it 30-10 going into the fourth quarter.

Rookie fourth-round pick Kirk Cousins orchestrated a comeback for the Redskins in the fourth, putting up three scoring drives to give Washington the lead with 2:09 remaining. But undrafted quarterback Matt Blanchard took the Bears into Washington territory, setting up Gould for the game-winning kick.

The Bears now stand at 1-1 in the preseason and will next take on the New York Giants.

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

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