Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Derek Anderson and Matt Leinart each tossed a touchdown as the Arizona Cardinals downed the Chicago Bears, 14-9, in the third preseason game for both teams.
Anderson went 7-for-12 for 94 yards while Leinart finished the game 9-for-10 with 84 yards for the Cardinals, who improved to 2-1 in the preseason. Tim Hightower had eight carries for 62 yards in the win.
Jay Cutler went 10-for-20 with 129 yards and two picks while Dan LeFevour was 10-for-12 for 100 yards and a touchdown for the Bears, who have dropped all three of their preseason games.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Cardinals took the lead on a 27-yard touchdown catch by Stephen Williams from Anderson for a 7-0 lead.
It was 14-0 in the third quarter after Steve Breaston hauled in a 13-yard touchdown pass from Leinart.
Chicago finally got on the board in the fourth when Robbie Gould connected on a field goal from 22 yards out to make it a 14-3 game.
Juaquin Iglesias caught a third-yard touchdown pass from LeFevour later in the fourth and it was a 14-9 game after the two-point conversion attempt fell short.