Flashback: Recent Week 15 Bears performances

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 10:51 p.m.
Posted By Alex Mayster

Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 15 contests in each of the last five seasons:

2009: The Bears were blown out by the Ravens 31-7. Chicago's lone score came in the second quarter, when WR Earl Bennett returned a punt 49 yards for a score to cut the Bears' deficit to seven at the half. It was all Baltimore from there, as the Ravens scored 17 unanswered points. QB Jay Cutler finished the game 10-of-27 for 94 yards and threw three interceptions. Chicago committed five turnovers in the loss.

2008: Chicago blew a 14-point halftime lead, but PK Robbie Gould came through twice in the clutch to help the Bears to a 27-24 victory. Chicago led 21-7 at the break after Danieal Manning returned a kickoff for a touchdown, and RB Matt Forté and QB Kyle Orton both scored on the ground. New Orleans took a three-point lead in the fourth quarter, but Gould hit a 28-yard field goal with no time left to send the game to overtime. Gould did it again in the extra period, this time hitting a 35-yarder.

2007: The Bears fell 20-13 to the Vikings on Monday night. After Minnesota was held to two field goals in the first half, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson scored twice in the second half to put the Bears away. Chicago scored its lone touchdown on a one-yard rush from FB Jason McKie.

2006: TE Desmond Clark led the way in the Bears' 34-31 overtime win over the Buccaneers. Chicago led 21-3 at the break after a pair of Clark touchdown receptions and a five-yard rush by RB Thomas Jones. But Tampa Bay outscored the Bears 28-10 in the second half to send the game to overtime. With just 3:37 remaining in overtime, Gould hit a 25-yard field goal for the win.

2005: The Chicago defense hung tough in a 16-3 win over the Falcons. Atlanta scored first on a 30-yard field goal but was shut out the rest of the way. Chicago had secured a 6-3 lead by halftime after a pair of field goals by Gould, and the Bears extended their lead on a one-yard rush by Jones in the third quarter. S Mike Green and CB Nathan Vasher each had an interception in the game.