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How they scored: Week 4

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Panthers 3, Bears 0

Score: Olindo Mare, 29-yard field goal; 9:39 left in first quarter.

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Drive: 10 plays, 65 yards; 5:26 time of possession

The play: DeAngelo Williams' 26-yard run to the Bears' 17.

Fact: Williams rushed for 43 yards on the opening drive.

Panthers 3, Bears 3

Score: Robbie Gould, 20-yard field goal; 4:23 left in first quarter

Drive: 9 plays, 78 yards; 5:15 time of possession

The play: On the second play from scrimmage, Matt Forte ran 46 yards around right end to the Carolina 29.

Fact: All 8 plays on the drive were runs.

Bears 10, Panthers 3

Score: D.J. Moore, 20-yard interception return; Gould kick; 3:20 left in first quarter

Fact: The Bears came into the game with a 15-4 record when the defense scores.

Bears 10, Panthers 10

Score: Cam Newton, 1-yard run; Mare kick; 14:55 left in second quarter

Drive: 7 plays, 80 yards; 3:25 time of possession

The play: Newton connected with Steve Smith for 53 yards to the Bears' 1.

Fact: That catch vaulted Smith into the top spot in franchise history in reception yards.

Bears 17, Panthers 10

Score: Matt Forte, 17-yard run; Gould kick; 13:24 left in second quarter

Drive: 3 plays, 36 yards; 1:31 time of possession

The play: Devin Hester set up the Bears up in primo position with a 73-yard kickoff return.

Fact: Hester's return was his longest at Soldier Field since 2007.

Bears 24, Panthers 10

Score: Hester, 69-yard punt return; Gould kick; 11:32 left in second quarter

Fact: It was Hester's 11th punt return for a touchdown.

Bears 24, Panthers 17

Score: Newton, 2-yard run; Mare kick; 6:29 left in second quarter

Drive: 8 plays, 64 yards; 5:03 time of possession

Play: The drive began with Newton connecting with Smith for 26 yards to the Bears' 38.

Fact: Smith finished the first half with 6 catches for 132 yards.

Bears 24, Panthers 20

Score: Mare, 39-yard field goal; six seconds left in first half

Drive: 7 plays, 55 yards; 2:26 time of possession

The play: Smith started the drive with a 26-yard reception to midfield.

Fact: Smith has 35 games with 100 or more reception yards.

Bears 24, Panthers 23

Score: Mare, 38-yard field goal; 14:55 left in fourth quarter

Drive: 7 plays, 73 yards; 2:36 time of possession

The play: Newton got out of trouble early by connecting with Jeremy Shockey for 26 yards to the Carolina 33-yard line.

Fact: Mare had a tough day with a miss from long range and a blocked field goal.

Bears 27, Panthers 23

Score: Gould, 24-yard field goal; 5:41 left in game

Drive: 12 plays, 52 yards, 6:42 time of possession

The play: On fourth-and-1 from midfield, Forte gained 4 yards to pick up a crucial first down.

Fact: Forte finished with 205 rushing yards.

Bears 34, Panthers 23

Score: Marion Barber, 3-yard run; Gould kick; 1:23 left in game

Drive: 3 plays, 43 yards, 0:25 time of possession

The play: Forte's 40-yard scamper put the Bears on the Carolina 3.

Fact: Barber has to work on his celebratory back flips.

Bears 34, Panthers 29

Score: Greg Olsen, 3-yard pass from Newton; 2-point conversion failed; four seconds left in game

The play: Newton and Smith combined again, this time for a 27-yard gain to the Bears' 12.

Fact: Olsen finished with 5 catches for 50 yards.

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