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.